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.
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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