Meeting

The Role of Telehealth in an Evolving Health Care Environment Workshop


When: August 8, 2012 - August 9, 2012 (8:00 AM Eastern)
Where: National Academy of Sciences Building (Auditorium) • 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418

Topics Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Quality and Patient Safety, Health Care Workforce
Activity: Workshop on The Role of Telehealth in an Evolving Health Care Environment
Board: Board on Health Care Services

On August 8-9, 2012, the Institute of Medicine held a workshop on The Role of Telehealth in an Evolving Health Care Environment.  The workshop  gave perspectives on the potential for telehealth to serve geographically isolated individuals and extend the reach of scarce resources, while also emphasizing quality and value in the delivery of health care services.  Other topics covered included:

  • evolution of telehealth
  • current evidence base
  • technological developments
  • effects of public policies
  • role of the Department of Health and Human Services in promoting the use of telehealth

 Watch the archived webcast 

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