2019 Consumer Survey: Majority of Consumers are Willing to Use Telehealth but Use Varies by Age

The adoption of telehealth has continued to nearly double year-over-year for the past decade. According to our new consumer survey, 8% of U.S. consumers have tried it and while this may seem like a small number at first, it equates to millions of people. Furthermore, another 66% of consumers say they are willing to try […]

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4 Ways Top Telemedicine Health Plans Are Maximizing Success

Telemedicine enables health plans to deliver convenient, affordable, high-quality care to members. But to maximize its impact, health plans need to take full advantage of telehealth’s capabilities. Here are four ways top telemedicine health plans are enhancing their programs and delivering better care to members: Driving Member Awareness Many members may not know what telehealth […]

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Telehealth in Rural Areas: How Health Systems Deliver Better Access to Care

Approximately 62 million Americans—or one in five people—live in rural areas, while only nine percent of all physicians practice in these settings. This lack of care in rural communities is creating a huge healthcare access issue, resulting in patients driving long distances for care. To address these healthcare access issues, health systems across the country […]

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Three telehealth success stories

The average wait time for patients to see a provider is 24 days, up from 18.5 days in 2014.[1]  With wait times rising and healthcare costs increasing, many health systems have turned to telehealth as a means of increasing access to healthcare. Cerner and American Well have partnered to deliver telehealth that is fully embedded […]

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