Technology is enabling more people to get mental health counseling, even if they can’t get to a therapist’s office.
Massachusetts General Hospital is giving blizzard-bound patients a way to see their doctors without leaving their homes — offering “virtual visits” through video chat to treat what ails them.
Telehealth technology takes primary and specialty care to distant patients. But will nagging issues slow its rapid growth?
Massachusetts General Hospital hosted its first Town Hall Event this past Spring. Dr. Gregg Meyer, Chief Clinical Officer for Partners Healthcare, led the event with a keynote address on the topic of Telemedicine: Past, Present, and Future. A panel discussion followed with MGH leaders, a community hospital representative, and a current Virtual Visit patient.