Expanding Telehealth During a Pandemic: How 4 Health Systems Did It

Expanding Telehealth During a Pandemic: How 4 Health Systems Did It

Posted Oct 14, 2020 from
Community%20of%20Practice/Join/green?scale=1.5


Faced with unprecedented challenges, hospitals leverage a variety of tools and strategies to meet a vast need for virtual care.

“The biggest obstacle for virtual care and telehealth has always been adoption,” says Alex Lennox-Miller, a senior analyst with Chilmark Research. “Patients always wanted it, but providers were concerned about the standard of care and the pressure it would put on them. COVID-19 is giving both sides a chance to test this.” The telehealth response to COVID-19 took different forms at different health systems. Some simply expanded current programs or accelerated their timelines for previously scheduled implementations. Others started from scratch, standing up programs in a matter of days.

Continue reading at

Did you find this useful? Like

See Topics


Next Article

  • Expanding Telehealth During a Pandemic: How 4 Health Systems Did It

    Scaling Up Telehealth: What Providers Need to Know

    Telehealth isn’t new at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, but it has quickly become essential as staff adapt to increased demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a single week, the …

    Posted Oct 14, 2020