The Surge of Telehealth During the Pandemic is Exacerbating Urban-Rural Disparities in Access to Mental Health Care
Health Affairs Blog
Oct 7, 2021
Reports on studies of telehealth in rural and urban areas during the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on mental healthcare telehealth visits. Notes that studies found rural populations used telehealth to access mental healthcare at lower rates than in urban areas, and describes issues of technological capability and broadband access.
Access · Mental health · Rural-urban differences · Telehealth