Date & Time
Monday, October 24, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
407 Telehealth: The Pandemic's Impact and a Look Into the Future*

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, use of telehealth in corrections was hampered by security concerns and aged infrastructure that was not designed to support the evolving technology. Numerous, rapidly developing pressures came to a head during the pandemic: staff shortages, the shutdown of nonessential outside appointments, and supply chain issues. Join in this interactive conversation about the explosive growth of telehealth services and technology in correction, including an in-depth exploration of what to expect in the near future.

Educational Objectives

  • Discuss the expansion of telehealth service before, during, and after the pandemic
  • Describe why legal guardrails have struggled to keep up with the technological advancements in telehealth
  • Explore the exciting possibilities in telehealth and how corrections can become the leader instead of a follower in this field

Level Intermediate