Telehealth continues to evolve rapidly worldwide. The technology available facilitates monitoring and examination of patients with an amazing level of quality, efficiency and accuracy. Patient interest and satisfaction is high, and many large healthcare systems and payers have invested millions into their evolution into the telehealth space. Despite these advances, telehealth continues to face significant barriers. Many large professional societies have publicly expressed concerns over the widespread adoption of telehealth, many payers still restrict payment for services, and a large segment of the provider population remains skeptical or even opposed to the growth of telehealth. The speakers will draw from their extensive experience in telehealth across the clinical, academic, administrative, financial, technical and payer worlds to provide key insights and actionable solutions on enhancing reimbursement, provider adoption, and stakeholder buy-in.
Define the key barriers that limit the broad adoption of telehealth
Differentiate between barriers to technology adoption and barriers to practice change in healthcare
Adapt your approach to telehealth development and dissemination to address barriers to provider adoption and utilization of telehealth services
Integrate an understanding of provider adoption, data and outcomes, and collaborative development into advocacy efforts to promote the advancement of telehealth