AHRQ Publishes Diagnostic Safety Issue Brief on Telediagnosis for Acute Care

Published: 08/10/2020

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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Agency for Research and Healthcare Quality (AHRQ) has a new safety issue brief, Telediagnosis for Acute Care: Implications for the Quality and Safety of Diagnosis.  According to the brief, the COVID-19 crisis has accelerated the use of telehealth. AHRQ states that the terms “telehealth,” “telemedicine,” and “e-health” are often used interchangeably in the literature, but basically, they represent telecommunication used for healthcare.

Telehealth is defined in this brief as the remote cons

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