Issue Brief Number 2
Evidence Base Supporting Telehealth
Impact of Telediagnosis on Every Step of the Diagnostic Process
Role of the Patient and Family in Telediagnosis
Telehealth and Health Disparities
Implications for Research, Policy, and Practice
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Rockville, MD 20857
Contract Number HHSP233201500022I/75P00119F37006
Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine
Mark L. Graber, M.D.
Founder and President Emeritus
Chief Medical Officer
MedStar Health Institute for Quality and Safety
Haslyn E. Hunte, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.P.I.A.
Kelly M. Smith, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Senior Director of Research
This project was funded under contract number HHSP233201500022I/75P00119F37006 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The authors are solely responsible for this document’s contents, findings, and conclusions, which do not necessarily represent the views of AHRQ. Readers should not interpret any statement in this product as an official position of AHRQ or of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. None of the authors has any affiliation or financial involvement that conflicts with the material presented in this product.
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Suggested citation: Graber ML, Hunte HE, Smith KM. Telediagnosis for Acute Care: Implications for the Quality and Safety of Diagnosis. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; August 2020. AHRQ Publication No. 20-0040-2-EF.