Telemedicine: A Brief Guide to the Emerging Risks of Remote Care
Healthcare VANTAGE POINT®
A Risk Management Resource for Hospitals and Health Systems | 2021 Issue 2
The advent of the Internet has reshaped many areas of life, including the practice of medicine. As the virtual realm has grown, the traditional in-person encounter between healthcare provider and patient has become supplemented by telemedicine (TM), in which providers connect electronically with patients for such purposes as health screening, specialty consultation, and diagnosis and treatment of disease.