The same technology that helps people communicate all over the world and perform their jobs more efficiently has stormed its way into health care. With sweeping benefits, such as greater access to care and significant time and cost savings, widespread use of telemedicine was inevitable. However, COVID-19 has forced the health care community to leap forward three to five years in the span of a few months. The use of telemedicine will continue to grow as technology advances and acceptance increases. While the benefits are notable, health care providers implementing telehealth into their practices must be aware of some inherent risks from a medical malpractice perspective.

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