Telehealth in the Pediatric and Adolescent Population: Unique Considerations
Telehealth, the remote delivery of health care via electronic platforms, has experienced tremendous growth in light of the Coronavirus 19 (COVID) pandemic. Market predictions anticipate an overall value beyond $55 billion by 2025 from $25.4 billion in 2020 . Increasing ubiquity of and familiarity with digital communication technologies have contributed to a steady rise of telehealth over the past decade. These advances, coupled with social distancing practices and redistribution of health care resources, have encouraged musculoskeletal care providers to turn to telehealth as a surrogate means for continuing to deliver high-quality health care [4,9].