Telemedicine & Malpractice Considerations
Participants in this webinar will learn the risk management basics of medical practice using telehealth. From the simple telephone, to sophisticated, often EHR imbedded applications this mode of practice is becoming increasingly more ubiquitous especially during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Key topics to be covered include understanding state-based licensing regulations, informed consent, technology pitfalls and documentation guidelines. The speaker will also cover the recent changes in both federal and state regulations which allow physicians to begin practicing using telehealth with fewer barriers. Know the trends and risks before dialing in!
- Understand the importance of state regulations when using telehealth for medical practice
- Identify the important components of the informed consent process prior to using telehealth with patients
- Recognize the latest telehealth regulations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, especially as they apply to practice in California
David L. Feldman is Chief Medical Officer of The Doctors Company Group, where he leads the group’s education efforts in and is the primary spokesperson for trends and issues on patient safety and risk management. He is also senior vice-president and chief medical officer at Healthcare Risk Advisors, a New York subsidiary. .
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