The global Telemedicine market was estimated at $17.8 billion in 2014 and is poised to reach $28.9 billion in 2019, growing at a CAGR of 18.6% over the next five years. The largest segments of the telemedicine market are telepathology, teleradiology, teledermatology and telepsychology. Technological innovations and advancements fuel the market growth. However, the major…

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It’s important to do your homework before choosing a platform for doing telemedicine or telepsychiatry. To make things easier for you , look at this telemedicine platform reviews list for you to find the best solution for your workflow. Remember to ask your vendor if they are willing to sign a Business Associate Agreement (BAA) as a first step to making sure you’re 100% HIPAA secure when you see patients online.

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TELEMEDICINE BY THE NUMBERS Very cool article in Healthcare IT News about the rise in telemedicine adoption amongst healthcare providers and patients. Telemedicine adoption up 65% for hospitals and 34% for physician practices. It’s always exciting to see healthcare providers getting more involved in digital health. Its also an excellent opportunity for patients to start becoming…

I absolutely love this article on patient engagement and telehealth. Despite the rise in digital health, healthcare providers are still trying to figure out how to use the technology. The current physician shortage is expected to increase to 52,000 by 2025. The affects of the shortage are clearly seen during the VA fiasco. Already patients have to wait…

We love this study because it shows older adults are fully capable of utilizing telemedicine. Summary of the study: 1,500 older people participated 500 telemedicine encounters were evaluated Results of study: Telemedicine eliminated 1 in 5 ER visits 90% of the cases required no additional care by primary care physicians 97% of the cases were diagnosed…