IHI offers guidance for safer telemedicine

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Use of telemedicine soared during the pandemic and, for many organizations, it is here to stay. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement developed an approach for health care organizations to provide "safe, equitable, person-centered telemedicine.” Focused on six core elements — access, privacy, diagnostic accuracy, communication, psychological and emotional safety, and human factors and system design — the white paper highlights the importance of maintaining key principles of safety and quality in telehealth services.


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