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New HITEQ Analysis of Health Center Clinical Quality Measures & Telehealth

By | Center for Connected Health Policy

Original Source: Center for Connected Health Policy

The Health Information Technology, Evaluation, and Quality Center (HITEQ) published an analysis on the performance of clinical quality measure for certain services by health centers who use telehealth to provide remote clinical care services compared to health centers that do not. According to the HITEQ Center analysis of data from the 2017 Uniform Data System (UDS) survey, health centers who use telehealth reported on average a slightly higher clinical quality measure performance for certain services than health centers who did not use telehealth—an indicator that the use of telehealth is at least comparable to in-person delivered care, if not slightly better.
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