Telehealth: A Rapidly Developing Service Delivery Model for Occupational Therapy

  • Jana Cason Spalding University

Abstract

Over the past decade, the practice of occupational therapy has been increasingly influenced by technological advances in the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) and associated changes in health care policy. Emergent from this evolution is the application of telehealth to deliver occupational therapy services to clients who are in a different physical location than the provider. This article furnishes an overview of the evidence for telehealth use in occupational therapy, discusses key policy considerations, and provides resources to guide practitioners in the ethical use of telehealth.

  

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Published
2014-09-03
How to Cite
Cason, J. (2014). Telehealth: A Rapidly Developing Service Delivery Model for Occupational Therapy. International Journal of Telerehabilitation, 6(1), 29–36. https://doi.org/10.5195/ijt.2014.6148
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Policy