Telemedicine has grown in popularity and is a new and helpful tool in health care.
Across the country, health care providers are using video conferencing and other remote tools to administer treatment to patients many miles away. Known as telehealth or telemedicine, this practice has become increasingly common in recent years.
The Healthcare Trends Institute found that by 2018, some 7 million Americans will receive care through telemedicine. Increasingly, hospital executives and insurance companies are integrating the practice into daily life. In fact, by the end of 2015, roughly 37 percent of employee health care plans in the …read more