Telehealth, also called telemedicine, is a rapidly-growing healthcare option in Florida and throughout the country. During the pandemic lockdowns, when it was difficult to see a doctor, telehealth seemed like an ideal answer to patients’ needs to receive medical attention. Indeed, for many people, it was very helpful; but for some, telehealth did not resolve their problems and led to a delay in appropriate treatment.
While telehealth may seem easy and convenient, many things can go wrong. Accurate diagnosis can be a challenge when the doctor and patient are in the same room, but it becomes significantly more difficult when the doctor is not able to examine the patient.
What can go wrong