Health care providers have been able to use telehealth for a wide range of services, from exams to consultations to diagnosis to patient monitoring. Telehealth services offer a wide range of benefits to health care providers and patients alike, and these benefits have never been more important or obvious than in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
However, as the accompanying resource points out, with all of these benefits come some risks, largely revolving around privacy. The resource provides a high-level overview of the major privacy issues with telehealth, as well as recommendations for securing data and communication. Since telehealth will continue to be a rapidly expanding health care option post-pandemic, it is critical for health care providers to implement secure and scalable systems now, so that patients will continue to have confidence in using the telehealth option.
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