Telehealth has potential to bridge access gaps, but first it must overcome several challenges

We've hardly scratched the surface of telehealth's potential to enhance access to physical and mental health services. But challenges--policy, lack of broadband access, physician reimbursement and workflow issues--have slowed telehealth's growth. This issue brief dives into the challenges and highlights local and national efforts to overcome them.
 
This issue brief features:
  • Dale C. Alverson, MD, medical director, University of New Mexico Center for Telehealth
  • Janie Dunckley, former director of business development at Northwest Colorado Health
  • Kim Fairley, care management supervisor, North Colorado Health Alliance

Download the issue brief here.