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Cardinale B. Smith, MD, PhD, on Telehealth Disparities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

2020 ASCO Quality Care Symposium

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Cardinale B. Smith, MD, PhD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, discusses findings showing Black, Hispanic, and Asian patients with cancer used telehealth less often during the COVID-19 pandemic than White patients with cancer, a negative trend that will become more problematic as this method of care continues to increase through subsequent waves of coronavirus infection and plays a larger role in standard treatment (Abstract 87).



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