June 19, 2020

Lori Beam, shareholder, was published in the Second Quarter Issue of Kansas City Medicine, the Journal of the Kansas City Medical Society.

Her article, “Regulations and Payment Rules Ease on Telehealth Ease During COVID-19” addresses the opportunities to build on existing technologies in healthcare.

In normal times, telehealth systems offer tremendous benefits to both health care professionals and patients. And now what we are learning from increased use of telehealth services during the COVID-19 crisis is creating opportunities to build on our existing technologies to improve the U.S. health care system. Telehealth systems are ideal for outbreak responses because they help triage low-acuity patients, mitigate overcrowding of hospitals and clinics, prevent unnecessary human exposure, and deliver timely quality care. Telehealth systems also help meet our everyday health care needs by enabling effective delivery of health care services to patients of all ages in all geographic locations, right when and where they are needed.

Read on here.