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December 29, 2021

Shoenbill, Team Publish Study on Telehealth Benefits in Tobacco Treatment for Inpatient Populations

Kim Shoenbill, MD, PhD, at UNC Family Medicine and colleagues published the study "An Analysis of Inpatient Tobacco Use Treatment Transition to Telehealth" in Nicotine & Tobacco Research. The study provides the first analysis of inpatient tobacco use treatment during the transition to telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. It finds that telehealth services for inpatient populations resulted in a larger scope of patients reached and expanded participation in cessation counseling.