As telehealth becomes more commonly practiced, there are questions that arise around its effectiveness, patient confidentiality, and legal concerns for practitioners. Respond to the following and support your summary and recommendations plan with a minimum of two APRN-approved scholarly resources.
- Describe an example of telehealth.
- Explain some of the benefits and limitations that exist for this situation.
- Do you feel that as a practitioner you would be able to complete a full assessment of a patient utilizing telehealth?
- Collaboration is important in providing care for a patient, describe how telehealth impacts collaboration amongst practitioners.
- Discuss how you would ensure that you communicate effectively and respectfully with other health care professionals in the telehealth environment.
- Discuss concerns that arise around HIPAA and telehealth. Provide an explanation of legal concerns that you have with implementing telehealth.