Joint Commission Quick Safety Report Addresses Telemedicine

Published: 10/15/2020

  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission has issued a new Quick Safety report that addresses optimal use of telemedicine to deliver safe patient care. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in increased use and reliance upon telemedicine and according to TJC, there are many benefits with the use of telemedicine, including but not limited to:

  • Allowing social distancing
  • Monitoring patients that are quarantined
  • Reducing the use of PPE
  • Eliminating transportation barriers to care

The Centers for Medicare &

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