Therapists and psychologists have learned a few things as pioneers in telemedicine. Here are some key tips from their research to help physicians across the healthcare landscape improve their digital patient encounters.
As with any innovation, there will always be the early adopters and the laggards. One of the first fields to embrace telemedicine has been behavioral and mental health. Mental health care is particularly well suited to telemedicine because of the cost benefits, its potential to improve access to specialist care and the relative ease of delivering care over a computer.