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Idea from Sarah Robinson

Title

8 Ways Telehealth Improves Healthcare Equity and Access

Summary

Telehealth can and should be used in an intentional effort to reduce health disparities. Increased COVID-19 mortality rates in communities of color have been a constant, tragic reminder of the ways in which systemic racism causes poor health outcomes in the United States. Telehealth can reduce barriers to care that these groups face, such as lack of access to transportation, culturally-competent providers, and childcare. Here, we discuss 8 ways telehealth improves healthcare equity and access.

Author

Sarah Robinson