Broadband Internet Subscription Rates and Opioid Prescribing via Telemedicine During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Explores the effect of the DEA's temporary permission for providers to prescribe opioids via telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic in Kentucky. Discusses the effect this permission had on rural areas and in counties with low and high rates of broadband access.
Douglas R. Oyler, Svetla Slavova, Patricia R. Freeman, et al.
Journal of Rural Health, 38(4), 900-907
Access · Appalachia · Broadband · COVID-19 · Illicit drug use · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Prescription drug misuse · Statistics and data · Telehealth · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Kentucky