Healthcare Perspective Newsletter: Issue 14 - Telemedicine.

A valuable risk management resource that can help you manage liability in your healthcare practice.



No matter how small or specialized your healthcare organization, you should be aware of your risk profile and take appropriate measures to protect against clinical, operational and financial exposures. NSO, along with our program underwriter CNA, has created Healthcare Perspective, is a publication designed to help.

 

Issue 14

Telemedicine: Risk Management Issues, Strategies and Resources

 

Telemedicine is the practice of electronically connecting healthcare facilities and providers. It encompasses numerous methods and technologies, ranging from traditional "store-and-forward" data applications, commonly utilized in diagnostic review and interactive exams, to innovative “telepresent” methods, including robotic surgery and emergency services consultations.

 

We examine:

  • Security
  • Patient/client confidentiality
  • Quality improvement
  • Training
  • Informed consent

 

Additional resources

Self-Assessment Checklist: Telemedicine Readiness Assessment Tool


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