Healthcare is hanging up land lines a decrease in use from 80 percent in 2010 to 53 percent in 2013 and plugging into videoconferencing, virtual visits and smartphones to fortify care management and expand reach to remote and vulnerable populations, according to a recent HIN survey.
The top targets of telehealth include CHF, diabetes, hypertension, COPD and mental health populations, according to a new infographic from the Healthcare Intelligence Network. This HINfographic also details future programs, the top five telehealth targets, the technology and devices most utilized by telehealth, how organizations plan to take advantage of telehealth provisions in the ACA, and more.
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Information presented in this infographic was excerpted from: 2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Telehealth & Telemedicine. If you would like to learn more about telehealth and telemedicine, this resource offers an expanded analysis punctuated with more than 40 easy-to-follow graphs and tables and a year-over-year comparison of telehealth trends from 2009 to present.
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