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Rationale for use

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The rationale for the use of telehealth during response and recovery efforts includes:   

  • Providing a more flexible response 
  • Advancing consultation and medical expertise to more critically impacted areas 
  • Protecting responders from unnecessary exposure to danger 
  • Improving management, responders, and support entities of public health emergencies and medical disasters 
  • Improving situational awareness  
  • Reducing critical points of failure 
  • Enhancing the interoperability and use of data and enhancing compensation mechanisms for providers  
  • Offering specialist decision-making for triage and determination of appropriate investigation, treatment, or management   
  • Providing increased accessibility to medical care for persons with disabilities and rural populations 
  • Enhancing and strengthening patient and material accountability during a patient rescue, transfer, and disposition