9 medico-legal challenges with telehealth

MEDICAL indemnifier Avant says it is fielding an increasing number of enquiries and concerns from members about the medico-legal risks of telehealth services.

While the nascent technology allows more timely and cost-effective care, it comes with several challenges, Avant says in a discussion paper.

These include:

1. Patient selection

"Clinically appropriate patient choice remains one of the most important considerations. Ultimately, it remains the