Risks and Liability Telehealth Considerations

Telehealth has its own unique risks and liability. Resources provided in this section will discuss the types of issues organizations should consider in order to proactively mitigate risks.

  • Managing the Risks of Telemedicine

    This article encompasses the many risks confronted with the use of telemedicine today. It focuses on five specific areas that are at high risk with the use of these services. These include litigation, licensing, policies and procedures, documentation and informed consent, and contracts. The data cues in on how to avoid or manage these fields.

    TAGS: litigation, Licensing, consent, Contract, encompasses, telemedicine, Managers

  • Guidelines/Recommendations


    ASHRM Telemedicine White Paper

    The ASHRM Telemedicine White Paper examines telehealth risks utilizing an enterprise risk management framework. This document analyzes risks within the ERM domains of operations, clinical, strategic, financial, human capital, legal, technology and hazard-mitigation.

    TAGS: ERM, domain, Operations, Clinical, strategic, financial, human capital, legal, Technology, hazard-mitigation

  • Webinar


    Telemedicine Trends Webinar

    Telemedicine is a fast-growing healthcare service that remotely connects patients with better access to medical services via technology. As telemedicine continues to grow in popularity, liability issues must be considered and proactively addressed. This presentation discusses potential areas of litigation associated with telemedicine and how to reduce those risks.

    TAGS: Medical, presentation, litigation, Patient, fast, growing