Many professional organizations in healthcare support and encourage the use of telemedicine among their members.
Here are a few notable organizations and what they say about telemedicine.
“The expanding role of technology in the provision of psychological services and the continuous development of new technologies that may be useful in the practice of psychology present unique opportunities, considerations and challenges to practice.”
“For over 40 years, telemedicine has been used to bring healthcare services to patients in distant locations. Not only does telemedicine improve access to patients but it also allows physicians and health facilities to expand their reach, beyond their own offices. Given the provider shortages throughout the world–in both rural and urban areas–telemedicine has a unique capacity to increase service to millions of new patients…Over the past 15 years, study after study has documented patient satisfaction and support for telemedical services.”