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Potential Legal Implications of Telemedicine and Telehealth

Law Technology Today: “The COVID-19 pandemic has required shutdowns to occur radically and rapidly nationwide. Many medical professionals have needed to rethink their delivery of care, most notably with the accelerated expansion of telehealth. Although, there are concerns regarding the safety and privacy of patients due to the rapid deregulation we have seen, despite some limited data available. Many studies conducted on telehealth before the onset of SARS-CoV-2 indicated high levels of satisfaction as reported by patients. While the idea of seeing your doctor from the comfort of your home might seem like an easy, low-cost form of medical care, the fact of the matter is that there are some inherent problems associated with this type of care that could eventually lead to severe consequences…”

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