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How do providers strike the right balance between in-person care and telehealth?

Written By Bill Siwicki, Healthcare IT News


While telehealth usage exploded early in the pandemic, in-person care is resuming to normal levels. For many healthcare decision-makers and providers, questions loom about how best to balance these care modalities moving forward, so as not to lose the benefits of telehealth while understanding its limitations.

Healthcare IT News interviewed Sean Cavanaugh, who serves as the chief policy officer and chief commercial officer at Aledade, whose technology offerings include population health and telemedicine. Cavanaugh previously has served as the deputy administrator and director of the Center for Medicare at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and as deputy director for programs and policy in the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation.

Cavanaugh discusses where healthcare is today with telemedicine, how providers can find the right mix of in-person care and telehealth, and what role value-based care can play in the future of virtual care.

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