Infographic: Telehealth Index

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
This post was written by Melanie Matthews

Sixty-four percent of Americans would be willing to have a physician visit over a video platform, according to a new survey conducted by Harris on behalf of American Well.

An infographic by American Well drills down into the survey results, including details on consumer perceptions of telehealth.

Remote Monitoring of High-Risk Patients: Telehealth Protocols for Chronic Care ManagementReal-time remote management of high-risk populations curbed hospitalizations, hospital readmissions and ER visits for more than 80 percent of respondents and boosted self-management levels for nearly all remotely monitored patients, according to 2014 market data from the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN).

Remote Monitoring of High-Risk Patients: Telehealth Protocols for Chronic Care Management profiles a successful eight-year initiative by New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation’s (NYCHHC) House Calls Telehealth Program that significantly lowered patients’ A1C blood glucose levels.

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