In January of this year, Forbes magazine ran an article that asked the question: Will 2017 Be the Year of Telemedicine? With the finding solutions to the US healthcare system is in the news daily, telemedicine expansion helps solve some problems of affordability and access and offers the benefits of faster care, convenience and often lower costs.
The field is exploding with interest. Yet, a gap exists between talking about vs. providing telemedicine services. Recently 74% of patients surveyed said they would be open to a virtual telemedicine encounter, yet only 15% of healthcare providers had used telemedicine! Join telemedicine industry expert, Rena Brewer of the Global Partnership for Telehealth to bring us up to date on telemedicine and what is happening in this rapidly developing arena.
Listen to the Interview below Top Docs Radio.