Healthcare Performance Benchmarks
Healthcare Performance Benchmarks
September 21, 2011Vol. I. No. 37

Top 5 Ways to Fund Telehealth

Which Funding Methods Support Telehealth? This Week's Challenge: With an increase in telehealth use to expand healthcare access and curb costs, we wanted to see how healthcare organizations fund telehealth and telemedicine. Click here to view a printable version of the chart.

What We Learned: The Healthcare Intelligence Network's second annual Telehealth and Telemedicine e-survey conducted in September 2010 captured the nuts and bolts of telehealth services offered by 111 healthcare organizations, including the top five funding sources for telehealth:

  • Private payors: 46.2 percent

  • Public payors: 36.5 percent

  • Corporate support: 34.6 percent

  • Public/private grants: 25 percent

  • State purchasing group: 3.8 percent

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Download the executive summary of 2011 Performance Benchmarks in Telehealth & Telemedicine.

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Excerpted from 2011 Performance Benchmarks in Telehealth & Telemedicine, a resource packed with actionable new information from 111 healthcare organizations on their utilization of telehealth & telemedicine. This 60-page resource documents trends and metrics on current and planned telehealth and telemedicine initiatives and includes a year-over-year comparison of telehealth trends from 2009 to 2010.

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