In light of the current pandemic, the use of informatics, electronic health records (EHRs), and technology in medicine, nursing, and in the active delivery of health care and patient education is more important than ever. For this reason, the use of telemedicine is on the rise.
Read the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) blog : The Keys to Effective Telemedicine for Older Adults
See: (Links to an external site.)http://www.ihi.org/communities/blogs/the-keys-to-effective-telemedicine-for-older-adults
1. State three advantages of the use of telemedicine.
2. Apply the use of the Age-Friendly 4M Framework (discussed in the blog) to working with a de-identified real or hypothetical patient of your choice.
3. Discuss how telemedicine is currently being utilized by your own provider (or in your own respective healthcare delivery setting).
4. Please attach a current scholarly, peer-reviewed journal article that supports the use of telemedicine, and state why you selected this article.