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Despite Interest, FPs Cite Barriers to Use of Telehealth

By May 31, 2017 October 18th, 2019 No Comments

-American Academy of Family Physicians

Telehealth offers the promise of expanding access to health care, but its use remains limited among family physicians, some of whom report barriers to greater adoption, according to a recent survey.

Researchers at the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care surveyed family physicians to find out how they are using telehealth services and what obstacles stood in the way of expanding use of those services. Results were published in an article(www.jabfm.org)titled “Family Physicians Report Considerable Interest in, but Limited Use of, Telehealth Services” in the May-June issue of the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.

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