A New York State law amendment regarding dental telehealth services takes effect immediately. Here's what dentists need to know.
As physicians continue to deliver care via telehealth, healthcare systems are strongly encouraged to adopt practices that can help reduce the risk of privacy breaches or cyberattacks related to the use of the technology.
A recent American Dental Association (ADA) teledentistry policy update addresses the virtual service at a crucial moment during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ADA asserts that care via teledentistry can be an effective way of expanding dental reach and should be consistent with in-person care.
As use of telehealth continues to grow, physicians are advised to consider key factors when determining whether a virtual visit is the best option for a patient.