Infographic: Telehealth Becoming the New Normal for Patient Care

Friday, September 23rd, 2016
This post was written by Melanie Matthews

Telehealth services use will increase from an estimated 250,000 patients in 2013 to an estimated 3.2 million patients in 2018, according to a new infographic by Intel.

The infographic examines the care options available via telehealth.

Real-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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