Here's how smaller practices can prepare for continuing telehealth demands
Providers without the resources of larger health systems can still make virtual care available to patients. As the coronavirus pandemic swelled throughout the country, many healthcare providers found themselves abruptly pivoting – sometimes in a matter of days – to virtual care.
While larger health systems had the infrastructure in place to do so, many smaller practices struggled to keep up.
The hurdles to implementing telemedicine programs among smaller practices are fourfold, said Nate Lacktman, chair of the national telemedicine and digital health industry team at Foley and Lardner.