What are the top telehealth legal issues you should know about? 

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Cheryl Gregory



She has a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from the University of Central Florida and a Masters Certification in Nursing Education. Cheryl is also a graduate of Barry University School of Law where she founded the Student Health Law Association and was part of a national, award-winning Trial Team.  While in law school, Cheryl interned for the Brevard County State Attorney’s Office as well as with several medical malpractice attorneys.  

She is well-versed in healthcare liability both from the plaintiff and defendant's perspective and enjoys crafting policy, teaching, and advocating for healthcare organizations and individuals.  

Currently, Cheryl is enrolled in Washington State University’s Ph.D. in Nursing Research Program.  Her study focus will center around strengthening support for new healthcare leaders by building a formalized framework to navigate the leadership complexities within all healthcare settings.  

Together with a DNP, she co-founded The Healthcare Advisory Institute. The HAI is an organization dedicated to building high-reliability systems so happy practitioners deliver quality and value. HAI’s focus is on consulting, program building, crisis management (including manslaughter, sexual assault, wrongful deaths, harassment, loss of accreditation), organizational risk assessment, and leadership development.  HAI will soon be providing leadership certification and a free mentorship program called Mentorprise©. 

Cheryl has been a nurse since 1997 and worked in a variety of settings to include med-surg and oncology, cath lab, occupational health, emergency department and ICU, as well as risk and quality management, medical malpractice claims management and behavioral health. 

JD, RN, BSN, MNE, LHRM, CHCO


What happens if your patient has a medical emergency or gets disconnected?



Is obtaining patient consent different for a telehealth session?


What does your documentation need to include for telehealth sessions?


How does the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact affect whether you can treat patients across state lines via telehealth?


Does your liability carrier cover you for telehealth?

What are the top telehealth legal issues you should know about? 

As a behavioral health provider, you’re already very familiar with the legal issues of credentialing, reimbursement, malpractice insurance, and more. But how does providing online video visits to your patients affect your legal policies? While the benefits of telehealth programs are clear, providers implementing telehealth in their practices need to understand the legal implications and how to minimize their risk.

Cheryl Gregory

JD, RN, BSN, MNE, LHRM, CHCO

Cheryl Gregory is a dual professional having extensive experience as a Registered Nurse and an Attorney. She is well-versed in healthcare liability both from the plaintiff's and defendant's perspective and enjoys crafting policy, teaching, and advocating for healthcare organizations and individuals. She is cofounder of the The Healthcare Advisory Institute, an organization dedicated to building high-reliability systems so happy practitioners deliver quality and value.


As a behavioral health provider, you’re already very familiar with the legal issues of credentialing, reimbursement, malpractice insurance, and more. But how does providing online video visits to your patients affect your legal policies? While the benefits of telehealth programs are clear, providers implementing telehealth in their practices need to understand the legal implications and how to minimize their risk.