Barriers to Telemedicine

What are the ways in which Grand’s early adoption of other health care information system technologies might affect its adoption of telemedicine solutions?

How might an early adoption make the transition to telemedicine easier?

Barriers to Telemedicine

What do you see as the most likely barriers to the success of telemedicine in the areas of radiology, behavioral health, and intensive care?

Which barriers will be the most difficult to overcome? Why?

Which of these areas would be the hardest to transition into telemedicine? Why?

Which of these areas do you think would be the easiest to transition into telemedicine? Why?

  1. What are the ways in which Grand’s early adoption of other health care information system technologies might affect its adoption of telemedicine solutions?
  2. If you were charged by Grand to bring telemedicine to the facility within eighteen months, what are the first steps you would take? Whom would you involve in the planning process? Defend your response.