Telehealth broadly refers to the use of technology by a provider to deliver healthcare to a patient remotely. This can involve multiple modalities, such as live video (2-way), store-and-forward, remote patient monitoring, and email/telephone.
This report 1) reviews the enabling statutes and regulations for the provision of teledentisty services in each of the 51 regulatory jurisdictions in the US, and 2) discusses themes that emerged from dental provider interviews on the use of teledentisty prior to, during, and subsequent to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This article examines consumers’ use of teledentistry from June 2019 through June 2020, assessing respondents' teledentistry use in association with their levels of anxiety about the pandemic, their demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, and geography.
This article uses Association of American Medical Colleges’ Consumer Survey data to analyze the relationship between access to care and telehealth during the pandemic, with a particular focus on underserved populations.