Telehealth provides a novel bridge between patient needs and available resources. On-demand telehealth visits provide urgent medical services in a virtual setting. Telehealth can be used to provide care for patients despite geographical distance. Emergency Medicine quickly adapted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic through utilization of telehealth to solve various problems. Tele-triage was used to coordinate COVID-19 testing and treatment. Greater utilization of all current and emerging telehealth modalities could increase access and quality of care for all Missourians.
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|State||Published - Sep 1 2022|