Top Clinical Purposes of Telehealth and Telemedicine Programs

Healthcare Performance Benchmarks
January 13, 2016 Vol. VI Issue 2

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Top Clinical Purposes of
Telehealth and Telemedicine Programs

Top Clinical Purposes of Telehealth and Telemedicine Programs This Week's Challenge: A 2015 survey on telehealth and telemedicine practices determined that almost two-thirds of respondents remotely monitor patients, a spike in this telehealth application of about 6 percent since 2013. Sixty-three percent of respondents to the Healthcare Intelligence Network's 2015 Telehealth & Telemedicine benchmarks study said they monitor patients remotely, with 67 percent of hospitals reporting they track patients in this manner. The practice of remote monitoring ranked as the top clinical application of telehealth. The survey also identified six additional common telehealth applications.

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