BC Advantage - 2017 Issue 4
20 Telemedicine Statistics Private Practices Should Know
In 2017, telemedicine is going to rock the healthcare industry. In fact, the waves started hitting in 2016 when Kaiser Permanente announced that they had officially seen more than half of their patients virtually as opposed to an in-person encounter. Late last year, Jonathan Linkous, CEO of the American Telemedicine Association stated that telehealth use, in the United States alone, would more than double over the next two years. Let’s take a look at 20 of the stand-out statistics that healthcare providers in private practice should know. Using remote monitoring technology to keep tabs on a patients’ blood...
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