Inside Look at Using Telemedicine During COVID-19 Pandemic

Shahid Shah Posted Mar 29, 2020

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Inside Look at Using Telemedicine During COVID-19 Pandemic

The AAFP recently updated its guidance on using telehealth to specifically address caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Members can also exchange information on virtual visits via a new online community.

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Highlights:

  • The AAFP recently updated its guidance on using telehealth to specifically address caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
     
  • Another resource, the Academy's COVID-19 Rapid Response Member Exchange, includes threads about virtual visits and related issues and allows family physicians to share information about using telemedicine during the pandemic.
     
  • AAFP News spoke with two family physicians who shared their experiences converting their practices from offering in-person visits to providing virtual visits.

 



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