A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Inpatient Telemedicine Pediatric Consults in Satellite Hospitals

Telemedicine has been growing in popularity in pediatric health care. Convenience of use, efficiency and limited need for resources are the primary drivers but barriers remain in widespread acceptance due to provider apprehension and inconsistent reimbursement. The onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic and associated need for social distancing has changed the telemedicine landscape drastically as government and providers scramble to telemedicine as an alternative to continue to evaluate and manage patients safely.


Anirudha Das*, Chionye Ossai and Ajith Mathew

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