Several years ago, when I was Director of Behavioral Health at The Everett Clinic, I started a pilot project to test using “video visits” for our patients. I wanted to see how patients and providers would adapt to this technology. Using an audio-video platform, like Facetime or Skype, to conduct visits with a mental health professional isn’t new. The Veterans Administration has been using video visits for decades to reach out to veterans in rural areas. But change in health care is often slow.
Or is it?
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a rapid explosion of... Read More