Telehealth in the News
Articles and Publications
Symposium on Quality Frameworks for Virtual Care
On November 2nd, we held our Virtual Care Symposium, focused on Quality Frameworks.
Clinicians develop strategies to addresses care disparities for ESL patients
During the COVID-19 pandemic, a team at Mass General developed several strategies to address disparities in telemedicine or virtual care for patients with limited English proficiency.
Telemedicine outreach expands as mental health cases rise among Mass. Residents
An article from the Daily Hampshire Gazette that features MGH psychiatrist-in-chief Maurizio Fava and Lee Schwamm from the Center for Telehealth.
Changes in Virtual and In-Person Health Care Utilization
Virtual care has quickly become an integral component of care delivery. However, some have expressed concern that this may increase health care spending by leading to churn.
The party is winding down: States and insurers resurrect barriers to telehealth
STAT references Stephanie Titus an MD from our system and discusses the impact of the licensure laws on patients located out of state.
Telehealth in emergency medicine: A consensus conference
Telehealth has the potential to change the specialty of emergency medicine. However, it is unclear how emergency medicine should intersect with telehealth.
- Bowditch Prize Recognizes Work of Virtual Visits Team – The MGH Virtual Visits Team was honored with the 2020 Nathaniel Bowditch Prize for its quick and innovative work during the COVID-19 pandemic (June 18, 2021)
- Patient characteristics associated with the successful transition to virtual care: Lessons learned from the first million patients – The increased use of telehealth to maintain ambulatory care during the COVID-19 pandemic had potential to exacerbate or diminish disparities in access to care (June 13, 2021)
- Virtual Care: Life After Lockdown Patient Experience Forum – This forum was led by Dr. Lee H. Schwamm and was part of a series of presentations for the 5th Annual Mass General Brigham Patient Experience Summit (June 10, 2021)
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