NHIT Week: Realizing the full potential of telehealth

The potential of telehealth is tremendous. The shortage of providers in both healthcare and mental health care is well known. Legislators and Health Insurers are starting to tackle the issue of licensure across state lines so that eventually, those in remote areas or with special needs (or who prefer this modality for clinical or other reasons) could essentially "visit" their therapist or physician on their computer screen.

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