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Report: Telehealth Programs Increase Workload for Nurses and Support Staff

"More than half of practice leaders said telehealth has increased support staff’s workload, and 28% said it generates more work for nurses. Among health system executives, 35% said telehealth increased support staff’s workload, and 30% said it creates more work for nurses." more


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