California has been a leader on
several fronts of health care’s evolution. California innovations and
maturations in integrated delivery, managed care, stem cell research and
electronic health records often set the agenda for national trends. Now California is poised to do it again with a 21st century innovation — telehealth.
New state legislation (AB 415)
passed this fall has the potential to move two-way audio-visual
technology out of the realm of wonky oddity and into the mainstream,
according to some industry experts. Read more about the California Telehealth Advancement Act and the benefits and timing of this great law.