telemedicine survey

By Jack McCarthy March 30, 2016
Telemedicine is changing from a specialty offering to a more mainstream service, with a new survey showing that two-thirds of the nearly 400 healthcare providers polled name telemedicine as the top or one of the highest priorities – a 10 percent increase from the 2015 survey results. But challenges remain, notably reimbursement and earning a return on the investments needed to fund telehealth...
By Jonah Comstock January 19, 2016
According to a just-published 2014 survey of 1,557 US physicians, there’s a big disconnect between support for telehealth and actual use of telehealth technologies. While 78 percent of respondents believed that telehealth improved access to care, only 15 percent actually reported using telehealth services in the past 12 months. The American Academy of Family Physicians published the results of...