Teleneuropsychology: Instituto Neurológico de Colombia´s experience during confinement measure by covid-19, 2020
Background: The absence of specific treatments for the COVID 19 has promoted the design of strategies in public health to reduce the transmission rate and decrease the mortality from the virus. Colombian government decreed a mandatory quarantine that started on march 24, 2020. This measure became an opportunity for the implementation of telehealth in order to continue the provision of health services. The Neuropsychological division of the Instituto Neurologico de Colombia (INDEC), decided to establish a neuropsychology patient care service using telehealth and telecare.
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This article will set out the details of this experience considering and describing administrative, informatics, clinical, logistical, ethical and legal aspects.