Legal Nursing Training Article on Telehealth and Malpractice

Counselors and other healthcare providers are dealing with a potential increase of liability with telehealth but it does not have to be so with the increase of technology and other data collection.  With more information, telehealth can still be effective and reduce liability, especially in cases of suicide.

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The article, “Suicide and the malpractice myth” by Matt Miclette looks at telehealth and how technology can reduce liability.  He states,

“Despite fears that remote health assessment and diagnostic tools will increase medical malpractice liability — particularly in cases of suicide ideation — the adoption and implementation of a new generation of remote assessment and treatment plans during the pandemic are not only bridging the mental health care gap in formerly underserved communities across the U.S. — it’s lowering clinicians’ exposure to civil liability.”

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