Telehealth Niche for Special-Needs Kids

Telehealth could be an important component of health care for special-needs children in California, according to a report released on Tuesday by the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health, in collaboration with UC-Davis Children’s Hospital, The Children’s Partnership and the Center for Connected Health Policy.

“Telehealth … has proven to be an effective tool in making the types of specialized care and coordination needed by children with special health care needs more accessible,” the report said. Read more.