Bridging Borders with Telehealth: A Podcast Episode on Global Compliance and Challenges

As the world continues to embrace digital solutions in healthcare, telehealth has emerged as a critical tool for providing accessible and efficient medical care across borders. However, with the rapid expansion of telehealth comes a complex web of legal and regulatory challenges that healthcare providers must navigate to ensure compliance and deliver safe, effective care. 

In this episode, Keisha Wilson, a seasoned expert in telehealth, delves into the intricacies of international telehealth. She shares invaluable insights on the legalities, compliance requirements, and logistical hurdles that come with providing cross-border telehealth services. 

What You'll Learn: 

  • Global Telehealth Landscape: Understand how telehealth is transforming healthcare worldwide and the key drivers behind its rapid growth. 
  • Regulatory Challenges: Learn about the varying telehealth regulations across different countries and the importance of staying compliant. 
  • Licensing and Credentialing: Discover the complexities of obtaining the necessary licenses and credentials to practice telehealth internationally. 
  • Data Privacy and Security: Gain insights into the critical importance of protecting patient data and adhering to international privacy laws. 
  • Technological Innovations: Explore the latest technological advancements that are making global telehealth more accessible and efficient. 
  • COVID-19 Impact: Hear how the pandemic has accelerated the adoption of telehealth and what it means for the future of international healthcare. 

Why You Should Listen: 

Whether you are a healthcare provider, telehealth entrepreneur, or simply interested in the future of healthcare, this episode is packed with valuable information that will help you understand the evolving landscape of international telehealth. Keisha Wilson's expertise and practical advice will equip you with the knowledge needed to navigate the complexities of cross-border telehealth and ensure compliance in an ever-changing regulatory environment. 

Tune In Now: 

You can also listen to Keisha and CJ’s previous conversation, “The ABCs of ABNs.” CJ and Keisha also mentioned a previous episode titled “Critical Care Anywhere: Exploring Tele-ICU's Impact” featuring Jeni Colarusso. 

About Keisha Wilson 

Keisha Wilson, CCS, CPC, CPCO, CPMA, CRC, CPB, Approved Instructor, is the Founder/CEO of KW Advanced Consulting LLC, Minority Women Own Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Certified, with 20+ years in healthcare specializing in various areas of compliance. Multi-specialty, Telehealth/Telemedicine, Risk Adjustment, provider and coder training. She currently sits on a Board of Directors for an outpatient mental health clinic. Keisha is a licensed PMCC who teaches coders looking to become Certified Risk Adjustment (CRC) and hosts various compliance documentation and coding webinars. She is a published author, having written for AAPC editors on Primary Care Coding Alert, Healthcare Business Monthly, and KW Advanced Consulting coding articles. Keisha can speak at various events this year, including the AAPC Regional Conference on Philidelphia and Cohen's Coding Summit on Telehealth in the U.S. vs Internationally. 

Additional Resources: 

International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeh): 

Joint Commission International: 

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): 

World Health Organization (WHO) Global standard for Telehealth: 

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