J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2021 Apr 16. Epub 2021 Apr 16.
From the Harvard Medical School & Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA (Parisien), Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (Shin and Prasad), Columbia University Medical Center, New York City, NY (Trofa and Levine), Boston University Medical Center (Li), Boston, MA, and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (Parisien, Flynn, and Ganley).
Introduction: The purpose of this investigation was to assess the utilization of telehealth capabilities by pediatric orthopaedic departments across the United States in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Methods: One hundred four pediatric orthopaedic departments were investigated regarding each institution's current telehealth utilization as a direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Results: Of the 104 hospitals contacted across the United States, 100 pediatric orthopaedic departments in 39 states responded for an overall response rate of 96%. Read More