It’s not surprising that the use of telehealth has skyrocketed in 2020. But do you know how much? As of April, nearly 1.7 million Medicare beneficiaries received telehealth services, according to Health Affairs Journal.
This innovative healthcare delivery model was already on the rise before the recent uptick. Why? For one thing, telehealth has tremendous potential to bridge gaps in healthcare delivery and, ultimately, save costs associated with avoidable adverse drug events and admissions. It’s also a boon to helping patients with medication management and overcoming barriers to healthcare access in rural areas.
In this eBook, we will first cut through the confusion and define all of the important terms, delineating between telehealth, telemedicine, and mHealth. Then, we will take a close look at the issues concerning telehealth and telepharmacy, including the rapidly expanding role of telehealth; how telehealth — and, within it, telepharmacy — is helping improve medication management and deliver other noteworthy patient care benefits.
Our guide delivers the practical insights gleaned from case studies and experts in the field. Here you’ll find answers to your questions, including: