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What Will It Take to Achieve True Equity in Telehealth?

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced our country to have some hard conversations about health inequities and the outcomes of multigenerational systemic racism. I truly wish it hadn’t taken a national tragedy that has devastated so many families, including my own, to accelerate this progress — but it did, and we’re here.

Traditional healthcare spends a lot of time and money to develop treatments and technologies that are then marketed to wealthier patients. Often, those valuable offerings — including virtual care — only become less expensive and more accessible to low-income patients as new innovations come along.

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