The challenge of implementing teledermatology in underserved communities

September 10, 2020

What are some of the challenges of expanding teledermatology to underserved communities? Sepideh Ashrafzadeh answers this question in part four of our video interview.

Catch up on previous interviews:
Sepideh Ashrafzadeh highlights how the pandemic presents a unique opportunity to expand care to populations most affected by disparities.

What disparities most affect the specialty? Coauthor Vinod E. Nambudiri, M.D., MBA, discusses this important topic with Dermatology Times in this video interview.

Sepideh Ashrafzadeh details sustainable steps the specialty can take to expand access to care to new and underserved communities during the current pandemic – and in the future.

Coming soon: Dr. Nambudiri breaks down tools the specialty can use to expand telehealth services to underserved communities.

View the full paper here.


Reference
Ashrafzadeh S, Nambudiri VE. The COVID-19 crisis: A unique opportunity to expand dermatology to underserved populations. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020;83(1):e83-e84. doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2020.04.154