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Rural Telehealth and Healthcare System Readiness Measurement Framework

Description
Presents a performance measurement framework to guide quality and performance improvement for healthcare services delivered via telehealth in rural areas in response to disasters. Covers five domains — access to care and technology; costs, business models, and logistics; experience; effectiveness; and equity — rural-specific measurement issues, and potential solutions. Includes recommendations for rural telehealth measurement for time-sensitive emergencies, public health emergencies, and disasters.
Date
09/2021
Type
Document
Organization
National Quality Forum
Tagged as
Access · Emergency preparedness and response · Healthcare business and finance · Healthcare quality · Policy · Telehealth