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Dr. Archana Bandi, MD, reviews the history of telehealth and regulatory milestones in the pre-COVID-19 pandemic era, and describes the expansion during the pandemic. Dr. Bandi also identifies potential barriers for wider adoption to telehealth in the post-pandemic era.

Educational Objectives 

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  • Describe the history of Telehealth including regulatory milestones
  • Recall the state of Telehealth in the Pre-COVID-19 pandemic era and describe the Telehealth expansion during the pandemic
  • Recognize the potential lasting changes in healthcare delivery post pandemic
  • Identify barriers for wider adoption to Telehealth in the post pandemic era


Dr. Bandi has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

All presenters' disclosures of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services used on or consumed by patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers, and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

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Release Date: 12/22/2020 | Last Modified On: 12/22/2020 | Expires: 12/22/2021


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