Lawmaker Presses Maryland State Education Dept. on Telehealth for Students
Telehealth has been the backbone for many healthcare providers over the course of the last few months. However, many school based health centers have found it difficult to adapt to this change. Read below for an excerpt from recent blog post.
"On May 29, a group of senators called for increased funding for children’s health services, including telehealth programs, to help children at home during the pandemic. “Improved use of telehealth will increase points of access and continuity for each child and family,” the senators said in the statement. They stressed that telehealth is critical for children to connect with behavioral health providers — an option that has become even more important due to the behavioral and emotional consequences associated with the pandemic."
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