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Best practice guides

Whether you are an administrator, hospitalist, or private practitioner — learn how others in your field are using telehealth to connect with patients. Get practical recommendations on billing, strategy, and more to help understand if telehealth is right for you.

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Telehealth for American Indian and Alaska Native communities

Learn how to tailor your telehealth practice to the unique needs of American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

Telehealth for behavioral health care

Telebehavioral health care is increasingly being used to deliver individual therapy, online counseling, group therapy, and substance use disorder treatment in unique ways.

Telehealth and cancer care

Explore the growing practice of tele-oncology and how telehealth is being successfully used as part of an integrative plan for the treatment of cancer.

Telehealth for chronic conditions

Learn how to use telehealth to treat and manage chronic conditions, including asthma, hypertension, diabetes, migraines, and other common health conditions.

Telehealth for direct-to-consumer care

Direct-to-consumer telehealth offers patients easy access to care from the comfort of their homes.

Telehealth for emergency departments

Using telehealth technology in the emergency department can increase access to medical specialists and help protect providers and patients.

Telehealth for HIV care

Telehealth can be used to diagnose, treat, prevent and create a community wide response to HIV.

Telehealth for maternal health services

Telehealth can provide necessary prenatal and postpartum care for patients who need convenient appointments they can access from their home or workplace. Maternal telehealth includes remote patient monitoring, screening and treatment for postpartum depression, and lactation consulting.

Telehealth for physical therapy

Both patients and providers can benefit from the increased flexibility, evolving technologies, and ground-breaking tools being leveraged in the growing practice of tele-physical therapy.

Telehealth for rural areas

Telehealth can be a critical bridge for the gaps in health care that affect rural patients. Learn how to start or expand a telehealth program to provide care to rural patients, as well as tasks such as creating a business plan and troubleshooting technology barriers.

Telehealth for school-based services

Increased access to health care helps students focus on learning.

Telehealth training and workforce development

How health care providers can use virtual trainings to implement a telehealth program and learn new telehealth skills.