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Best practice guide for health care providers

Telehealth for emergency departments
For providers

Introduction to telehealth practices for emergency departments

The COVID-19 public health emergency has required emergency departments across the country to quickly adopt or scale up telehealth services for their patients. This has helped reduce potential COVID-19 exposure, expand access to care, and address capacity challenges. With wider use, telehealth has the potential to have lasting impact on future emergency preparedness and typical day-to-day emergency and acute care.

Types of telehealth for emergency departments