Foley & Lardner LLP Partner Kyle Faget and Associate Jessa Boubker authored a book chapter in “Emerging Practices in Telehealth: Best Practices in a Rapidly Changing Field,” published by Elsevier.
Their chapter on legal considerations covers topics including legal and regulatory compliance in an era of rapid innovation, telehealth and the practice of medicine, remote prescribing of drugs and controlled substances, tort liability, fraud and abuse laws, digital health technology, and various business models for companies in the telehealth industry, among others.
“Emerging Practices in Telehealth: Best Practices in a Rapidly Changing Field” is an introduction to telehealth basics, best practices, and implementation methods. The book guides the reader from start to finish through the workflow implementation of telehealth technology, including EMRs, clinical workflows, RPM, billing systems, and patient experience. It also explores how telehealth can increase healthcare access and decrease disparities across the globe. Practicing clinicians, medical fellows, allied healthcare professionals, hospital administrators, and hospital IT professionals will all benefit from this practical guidebook.