Telehealth — sometimes called telemedicine — lets health care be provided without an in-person office visit. Telehealth is done primarily online with internet access on a computer, tablet, or smartphone.
Telehealth Awareness Videos
Even though there has been an increase in the use of telehealth the recent years, many patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers alike are hesitant to use telehealth. The videos linked below aim to show the benefits of using telehealth and give helpful tips to prepare for telehealth visits.
Social Media Toolkits
Want to spread the word about telehealth but you don't know where to start? We've developed easy-to-follow social media toolkits that include "ready to share' graphics and messaging. Let your followers know the advantages of using telehealth for your health care appointments with a click of a button.
Be Smart With Your Heart: Smart Devices and AFib
The Heart Rhythm Society in partnership with the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, developed an infographic specific to Atrial Fibrillation. This resource highlights the digital health tools available to patients which assist with the diagnosis and care management of AFib. Many of the most common frequently asked questions related to digital health tools and telehealth are addressed and we focus on the importance of continuous care and confront some of the barriers to treatment adherence.
Webinar: Telehealth, Remote Patient Monitoring, and Virtual Disease Management for Atrial Fibrillation: Where do we go from here?
This webinar, developed in partnership with the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) includes results from an early 2020 study conducted to understand the adoption of consumer wearable devices in clinical practice. This survey also analyzed level of clinician comfort in using data from these devices to make a virtual diagnosis. Also included is an expert panel discussion on the benefits and barriers to the adoption of telehealth for healthcare professionals and patients as well as strategies to mitigate barriers to adoption.