February 22, 2021
10 Minute Read
- Tele-oncology is the delivery of cancer services via telehealth technologies to facilitate provider-to-provider and patient-toprovider interactions.
- Telehealth can help expand access to specialty care. Increased access to care is especially valuable in rural areas where there is a shortage of specialty providers.
- While the widespread adoption of tele-oncology was limited in the past by reimbursement and regulatory hurdles, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced oncology programs to extend telehealth services at unprecedented levels.