Recent advancements in telehealth acceptance has great potential to help bridge gaps in health care disparities, experts say. Especially for elderly adults, virtually connecting them with health care professionals can overcome certain challenges faced with physical visits. As such, Johns Hopkins researchers wanted to investigate if there was any association of visual impairment (VI) and digital technology access in older U.S. adults. Their results were recently published in JAMA Ophthalmology. After modeling, the researchers determined that older adults with any VI had lower odds of having or knowing how to use a cellphone, computer or tablet than those without VI. Read More