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Telehealth in workers’ comp

Dr Mary Wyatt

Our in-house expert and seasoned Independent Medical Examiner, Dr Mary Wyatt, explains telehealth pros and cons, and shares hacks to get you to the top of the learning curve quickly.

Before March 2020, I’d not used telehealth, either in my role as an occupational physician, or as a patient. Now, I’ve been on both ends of the line, discussing my own health with my doctor by phone on my morning walk, and conducting around fifty independent medical examinations (IMEs) with injured workers via video conferencing software. What have I learned during my two-month immersion in the world of telehealth? [[In a nutshell, t...

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