Telehealth and Medicine: Today and Beyond

Continuing Medical Education Information

Course Description:

This module will provide an in-depth discussion from expert panelists on the status of telemedicine in today’s healthcare environment as well as what telemedicine may look like in the future.

Statement of Need:

The emergence of COVID-19 thrust telemedicine into daily practice for many physicians. The emergence of telemedicine has created many opportunities and challenges for the healthcare community including regulatory issues, access to care, the patient-physician relationship and more. A majority of physicians had not or have not utilized telemedicine to care for patients. There is a need for further education and information surrounding how to incorporate telemedicine and preserve the patient-physician relationship.

Objectives:

At the end of this module physicians will be able to:

  • Describe the current status of telemedicine regulations locally and nationally
  • Describe some of the challenges related to incorporating telemedicine
  • Describe opportunities related to incorporating telemedicine

Disclosure: All individuals involved in the planning and delivery of materials disclose they have no relevant relationships.

Commercial Support: There is no commercial support associated with this activity.

Accreditation and Designation:

The Kentucky Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Kentucky Medical Association designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience: Physicians in the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Estimated Time to Complete: This module will take approximately 1.0 hours to complete

Method of Participation Used: Participants will view and listen to a recorded panel discussion.

Hardware/Software Requirements: High speed internet connection

Faculty: Brett Oliver, MD; Robert Caudill, MD; R.Brent Wright, MD, MMM

Meeting Planner: Miranda Mosley

Provider Contact Information: Miranda Mosley, Kentucky Medical Association

Copyright: There is no copyright associated with this activity

Release Date: March 2021

Termination Date: December 2021

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