Telehealth Challenges and Opportunities

The use of telehealth is one approach that can help protect the patient and provider during this time of crisis. Investigate and consider the issues within the following areas as you make decisions on whether or not to use telehealth in your practice. Telehealth creates the ability for us to bring value to our patients that are unable to receive care in our clinic settings. Telehealth can be as effective as in person care when delivered by a skilled physical therapist, and many clinics are utilizing this innovative method to bring essential care to their patients. However, in a quickly changing and evolving system, we are struggling with parity and certainty surrounding this care. Check out our main Telehealth page for information on resources and limited digital communication by PTs.