Today neurologists are faced with two key challenges: an increasing shortage of cognitive care specialists and an aging population riddled with neurologic conditions, such as stroke and dementia. As a result, patients with limited access to neurologic expertise, including those living in rural or geographically underserved areas, individuals with limited mobility, and those deployed in the military, have felt the brunt of these obstacles.
|Lawrence R. Wechsler, M.D.|
- Concerns that this communication will disrupt existing doctor-patient relationships.
- Physician reluctance to implement new technology in routine practice.
- Difficulties in performing a complete neurologic exam via telehealth.