One treatment development of the pandemic was the rapid advancement of telehealth services. Dr. Heidi Ginter, chief medical officer of the Massachusetts sites of Recovery Centers of America in Westminster and Danvers, said telehealth allowed more access for outcare patients. RCA is likely to continue telehealth options going forward.
“One of the reasons is people have become really accustomed to it,” Ginter said. “It’s more comfortable. It’s more normative. The other thing it allows is for those individuals who don’t have access to good transportation or who don’t have access to good childcare, wherever you are, you can log in and get the care that you need. So you don’t have to have a car, and you don’t have to have a babysitter.”
Read the full artile on The opioid tide is rising.