Wk 6 Discussion – Practicing in a Pandemic 

Wk 6 Discussion – Practicing in a Pandemic

Read Using Telehealth to Expand Access to Essential Health Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

It’s essential to understand the changes happening across the landscape of telehealth services due to recent policy changes resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s article listed above, telehealth has been a vital approach to delivering “acute, chronic, primary and specialty care” during this unprecedented crisis (para. 2).

As telehealth is needed to provide virtual care during the pandemic and beyond, consider the following and respond in a minimum of 275 words:

1.How can telehealth help provide quality care to patients?

2.How might telehealth impact health care financing and payments?

3.Which strategy do you believe is most crucial to increase the use of telehealth? Why?

Tracy, M. F., & O’Grady, E. T. (2018). Hamric & hanson’s advanced practice nursing – e-book (6th ed.). Elsevier Health Sciences. Chap. 19.

Mason, D. J., Perez, A., McLemore, M. R., & Dickson, E. (2020). Policy & politics in nursing and health care – e-book(8th ed.). Elsevier Health Sciences. Chap.  21, 37, 46 ,60 ,70

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