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May 2021    Volume 2 Issue 5
Health Law Connections

How Academic Medicine Can Stay Ahead of the Curve on Telehealth Reimbursement and Regulatory Compliance

AHLA thanks the leaders of the Academic Medical Centers and Teaching Hospitals Practice Group for contributing this feature article.
  • May 01, 2021
  • Allison Cohen , Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC

Academic medicine has always been forward thinking with respect to clinical innovation. Therefore, it is not surprising that many teaching hospitals have recognized that telehealth solutions present opportunities to expand access to care and specialists, monitor patients post-discharge, reduce readmissions, and achieve better outcomes in value-based arrangements and models. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, teaching hospitals were delivering care through telemedicine, digital health, virtual services, and connected care solutions, which can all be characterized as “telehealth.”


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