As the world becomes transformed with the advances of technology, so does the face of health care. Tackling the side of pain care through physical therapy is Dr. Alan Lee, DPT, PhD who takes us into the emerging world of Telehealth or telephysical therapy. He is a professor of physical therapy at Mount Saint Mary's University, Vice President of the Technology Special Interest Group at the American Physical Therapy Association, and the developer of telehealth resources for the American Physical Therapy Association, the American Telemedicine Association, among others. Dr. Alan discusses the potential benefits of telehealth to pain care as well as the policy payment and regulatory barriers that affect its widespread implementation. He also lays out some of the branches of telehealth from teleeducation to telerehabilitation. Rounding it up with further resources, Dr. Alan gives out a research article that will help you stay informed with the changes in telehealth.
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