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14 Health L. & Pol'y Brief 1 (2020)
Telemedicine: Benefits, Challenges, and Its Great Potential

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     TELEMEDICINE: BENEFITS, CHALLENGES,

               AND ITS GREAT POTENTIAL
                          SamanthaJAchenbach*





                        TABLE   OF  CONTENTS


INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................ 2

I.    B ACKGROUND ....................................................................................... 3

  A . Telem edicine in Rural Areas........................................................... .  4

  B.  Telem edicine in Urban Areas.........................................................  13

II.   CHALLENGES ASSOCIATED WITH  TELEMEDICINE ....................................14

  A . Challenges in Rural Areas ............................................................. .  14

  B.  Crossover Issues in Rural and Urban Areas.................................... 15

      i. Protection of Patient Medical Information ............................... 15

      ii. Physician Licensing Requirements.......................................... 16

III.  STATE LAws PERTAINING TO THE PRACTICE OF TELEMEDICINE.................17

  A.  The Physician-Patient Relationship............................................... 17

  B . Standard of C are ............................................................................. .  17

  C.  Cross-Over Licensing for Physicians Practicing
      A cross State L ines  ......................................................................... .  19

  D.  Overall Growth of Telemedicine.................................................... 21

IV    IMPROVING ACCESS TO TELEMEDICINE IN RURAL AND URBAN AREAS .....23

C ONCLUSION ................................................................................................ 24








* Born in Rock Springs, Wyoming, Samantha completed her undergraduate studies at Western
Wyoming Community College and Pine Manor College in Brookline, Massachusetts. She obtained
her J.D. in December 2018 from Concord Law School. She has beenwith O'Brien & Ryan, LLP
a medical malpractice defense firm in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, since 2014. Samantha
currently resides in East Norriton, Pennsylvania with her fianc&.


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