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71% of Healthcare Providers Use Telehealth, Telemedicine Tools

mHealth Intelligence, April 28, 2017

Provider telemedicine use has risen to an adoption rate of 71 percent, according to new research from HIMSS Analytics.

The research, presented in two separate studies that analyzed inpatient and outpatient telemedicine, highlighted a jump in growth of usage over a three-year period.

“Adoption of telemedicine solutions or services has surged since this study was first conducted in 2014 from roughly 54 percent in 2014 to 71 percent in 2017,” said the reports. “After consistently growing 3.5 percent annually, based on study results adoption has increased roughly 9 percent since 2016.”

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