February 3, 2021
10 Minute Read
- Tele-bariatrics is the application of telehealth to pre- and postoperative bariatric surgery services to improve patient compliance and reduce travel burdens.
- Benefits of incorporating tele-bariatrics include enrollment of more patients, increased patient retention, and improved care quality and efficiency.
- Tele-bariatrics programs face challenges around navigating reimbursement and maintaining long-term follow-up rates.