COVID-19 has propelled the nation into widespread telehealth services to provide consumer-based care, especially for those who access this technology. Equity issues arise when using digital communication because many underserved populations lack access to digital and/or mobile services. Inevitably, this brings up the greater concern of an unintentional exacerbation of disparities because low-income groups face limited access to both computers, mobile services, and the internet. Hence, investing in access to …
Post Author: Sammi Wong and Krysti Lan Chi Vo, MD
Sammi Wong is a medical student. Krysti Lan Chi Vo is a psychiatrist.
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