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At this rural hospital, staffing shortages and telehealth visits have become standard

May 10, 2023
The pandemic changed tech and personnel matters, says surgeon Eric Henderson. But the empathy required and the lovely setting remain the same.
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, where Dr. Eric Henderson works. "The greatest things about living where we live are also the things which make practicing medicine here the most difficult," he says.
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Remote mental health treatment boomed during the pandemic. It's still going strong.

May 9, 2023
Thanks to pandemic-era changes, many insurers and providers now support expanded telemental health services.
While a lot of medical care that went remote during the pandemic has returned to in-person services, more than a third of mental health care is still delivered via video, phone and apps.
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Copays no longer waived for some telehealth visits

Oct 1, 2020
The cost may push people in need of exams back to the doctor's office detering others from seeking medical help, health experts say.
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Will telehealth continue after the pandemic passes?

Jul 30, 2020
Medical appointments via phone and video have boomed for everything from physical therapy to counseling, even in rural states.
A patient attends a teleconsultation on suspicion of COVID-19 at a special medical unit in Paris in May.
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Businesses adapt to the pandemic by moving online

Apr 23, 2020
We hear from a pair of children's entertainers and a doctor.
Susan Estes and Steve Brown, a clown duo from NYC.
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Will insurance companies cover mental health services' switch to telehealth?

Apr 10, 2020
Therapists and psychiatrists are just starting to submit their March bills.
Telehealth is becoming more popular because of stay-at-home orders.
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Exclusivity in the changing medical landscape

May 21, 2015
In the time of the ACA, telehealth and concierge doctors, is medicine becoming more exclusive or more accessible?

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