June 2020

Resource toolkit: Telemedicine for medication abortion and abortion-related services in the United States

Ibis Reproductive Health. Resource toolkit: Telemedicine for medication abortion and abortion-related services in the United States. Issued June 2020

In order to expand access to high-quality abortion care, some health care providers in the United States employ technology to provide medication abortion or abortion-related services via telemedicine. As these services have expanded, evaluations over the last decade have provided evidence on their implementation, use, and impact. This toolkit highlights what is known about telemedicine provision of abortion and abortion-related services to date. We highlight findings across four domains: safety and effectiveness, acceptability/satisfaction, access, and experiences. Additionally, we include commentaries, overviews, and a telemedicine for medication abortion implementation guide. Publications that report findings in multiple domains are repeated in each relevant section.