Dr. Yao Liu to Present COVID-19 Telehealth Updates to WAO
News // May 01 2020
Yao Liu, MD, MS, assistant professor and director of the UW Teleophthalmology Program, will present “Telehealth Resources for Eye Care During COVID-19” via webinar at 7:30 p.m. on May 4. The event is hosted by the Wisconsin Academy of Ophthalmology and is free to members and non-members.
Presentation Description: Virtual care has suddenly become a critical component of patient care that many eye care providers are using for the first time during COVID-19. We will discuss resources available and answer questions related to virtual care, recent regulatory changes, technology platforms, and best practices for the eye care provider.
Discuss data regarding the sudden uptick in virtual care in response to decreased in-person outpatient clinic visits nationally.
Resources, surprises, and lessons learned about providing virtual care for eye care providers.
Pros and cons regarding the recent easing of restrictions on telehealth reimbursement, licensure, and technology.
Eyes on the horizon: the role of ocular telehealth beyond COVID-19