Telehealth addiction treatment rose rapidly during pandemic; but potential benefits still unclear

During the COVID-19 pandemic, addiction treatment providers rapidly pivoted to providing services via telehealth. New research highlights the potential for telehealth delivery to increase patient engagement by improving access and convenience. However, it also finds limited evidence that telehealth results in better retention or other outcomes relative to in-person treatment. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/10/211013131602.htm