Half of All Hospitals Using Telemedicine

Hospitals are investing more than ever in telemedicine. That’s according to a new survey by the Healthcare Information and Management System Society (HIMSS). Over 57 percent of respondents said they were using two-way video and webcam technology, like that provided by VSee.

Read more about the survey results.

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Source: Conor Ryan, AmericanActionForum.org

Jonah Comstock writes, “The results paint a picture of telemedicine slowly being adopted to fill niches in a healthcare system still very much focused on Meaningful Use.”

In addition, about 40 percent of respondents said they used telemedicine to fill in gaps in patient care. Read the complete HIMSS survey results for more information.

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