Michael A. Morrisey, PhD
Texas A&M University
212 Adriance Lab Rd
College Station, TX 77843-1266
Current Projects - (1)
Malpractice Claims Among Rural and Urban Providers: Do State Telehealth Laws Make a Difference?
This project examines trends in state telehealth laws and whether they have affected the rural and urban malpractice environments differentially. Data from the National Practitioner Data Bank are used to determine whether changes in telehealth laws are associated with increased malpractice claims and other adverse actions against providers.
Research center: Southwest Rural Health Research Center
Topics: Allied health professionals, Legislation and regulation, Nurses and nurse practitioners, Telehealth, Workforce
Publications - (1)
The Development of Telehealth Laws in the U.S. from 2008 to 2015: A Legal Landscape
Southwest Rural Health Research Center
This study examines the scope and evolving nature of telehealth statutes and regulations in the U.S. Our research aims to understand changes in telehealth laws over time (2008-2015), variations in legal frameworks established across the U.S., and the extent that state laws regulate the primary care delivery through the use of telehealth.