Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Review Article Volume 7 Issue 5

Do the Benefits of Telehealth Outweigh the Security Risks?

Allison Eagen*

Department of Medical Sciences, USA

*Corresponding Author: Allison Eagen, Department of Medical Sciences, USA.

Received: March 30, 2023; Published: April 18, 2023


Telehealth is a rapidly evolving adjunct to the healthcare environment providing numerous benefits on many levels. This approach has branched out into many areas including virtual physician visits, access to allied health specialties and therapies, and patient monitoring for prophylactic and post care. Today’s healthcare environment can see telehealth use through technological avenues such as video conferencing, the internet, imaging transmission, streaming media, portals, remote application use and monitoring devices. While these benefits can be felt by many stakeholders, there are also numerous risks to this growing field. While the documented benefits to this technology are numerous and well documented, do these benefits of telehealth outweigh the security risks?

Keywords: Telehealth; Security Risks; Healthcare


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Citation: Allison Eagen. “Do the Benefits of Telehealth Outweigh the Security Risks?”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 7.5 (2023): 138-142.


Copyright: © 2023 Allison Eagen. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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