Advances in Behavioral Telehealth
Telehealth programs overcome physical barriers to provide patients and caregivers access to convenient medical care, but despite its availability, telehealth was not widely embraced six months ago. However, COVID-19 presented the healthcare delivery system unparalleled challenges and brought telemedicine into the forefront.
AHRQ recently reported that Medically Assisted Treatment has fared at least as well with telehealth programs as their in-person counterparts in keeping patients in treatment. Click here to read more about the AHRQ report.
Not all aspects of behavioral health lend themselves to telehealth, click here to read a new survey highlighting the pros and cons.