Telehealth Survey Results: Technology Concerns Stand Out As Key Issues Slowing Telehealth Adoption

Healthcare IT Today

New research conducted by Healthcare IT Today suggests that the top barriers to wider, more stable adoption of telehealth may be patient and doctor discomfort with the technology.

Patients Are Hooked On Telehealth

Healthcare IT Today

Prior to the onset of the pandemic, many consumers had little interest in using telehealth services. A new survey by Telehealth.com surveying 1,000 Americans ages 18 to 54 and older has concluded that while uptake of telehealth-based services was already growing […].

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Post-Visit Patient Rating, Reviews, and Surveys – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Telehealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today.

Survey shows seniors are embracing technology and telehealth during pandemic

Mobi Health News

More than 60% of Medicare-eligible seniors say they’ve embraced technology more during the pandemic, according to a new survey from healthinsurance.com. More than 1,000 seniors responded to the survey

Healthcare Executives COVID-19 Challenges via KLAS Survey

Healthcare IT Today

As such, it’s not a surprise that the KLAS Arch Collaborative would publish a report with results from a survey they did of Healthcare Executives.

Results from 1,392 Physician Survey by Sermo on Telehealth and Patient Volumes

Healthcare IT Today

While the volume of patients seen by physicians has fallen in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, the number of telehealth visits they handle has shot up dramatically, according to a recent survey. Meanwhile, the need to use telehealth to see patients during the pandemic has led a sizeable number of doctors to offer telehealth […].

Telehealth holds appeal for seniors, survey shows

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Better access to healthcare professionals and faster service are among the top reasons senior citizens are willing to embrace telehealth technologies, according to a survey sponsored by vendor American Well. The survey of 400 American seniors (aged 65 years or older) revealed more than half (52%) are willing to use telehealth.

Telehealth surge among dentists

Clocktree

A recent survey of 2,767 dentists in 20 states found that 34% of providers are currently using some form of telehealth to treat patients or plan to in the near future. Among providers, the report found that those in public health settings used telehealth the most, along with those in states like Pennsylvania, Washington, Florida, Kentucky and Arizona — likely as a result of favorable payment and coverage policies in those states.

Survey: Americans’ perceptions of telehealth in the COVID-19 era

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth technology, originally designed to give access to care in areas where there is a shortage of specialty care providers, now is being used much more widely as a way to screen and diagnose patients without risking the spread of disease through personal contact. Clearlink, a marketing company focused on customer experience, recently surveyed 2,000 adults from around the United States to assess their perceptions of and experiences with telehealth in the age of COVID-19.

Survey: Telehealth adoption, interest increased 340% among physicians since 2015

Mobi Health News

The American Well-backed poll of 800 doctors found a 340 percent increase in the number of US physicians who have conducted a telehealth consultation since 2015

Doctors rate telehealth as the most promising technology during COVID-19, survey finds

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Future Health Index (FHI) Insights: COVID-19 and Younger Healthcare Professionals survey supplements the main FHI 2020 global report, The Age of Opportunity. These sessions outlined critical ways to plan a telehealth strategy and embed it into care delivery models going forward.

Telehealth Use Among Older Americans: Growing Interest, Remaining Concerns

Health Populi

In the August 2020 National Poll on Heathy Aging , the University of Michigan research team found a 26% increase in telehealth visits from 2019 to 2020, March to June 2020 year-over-year. The survey was conducted online in June 2020 among 2,074 U.S.

From telehealth visits to digital pharmacies, seniors have ramped up technology use during COVID-19: survey

FierceHealthIT

From telehealth visits to digital pharmacies, seniors have ramped up technology use during COVID-19: survey. hlandi. Tue, 08/04/2020 - 15:23

What SYKES’ Telehealth Survey Report Reveals About Americans’ Perceptions of Virtual Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

People’s knowledge of telehealth isn’t necessarily leading to usage — at least, that is what we found at SYKES as a part of our survey on attitudes […]. The article What SYKES’ Telehealth Survey Report Reveals About Americans’ Perceptions of Virtual Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Hanna COVID-19 SYKES telehealth virtual healthcareThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Telehealth Patient Satisfaction Survey Shows Acceptance of Virtual Care

American Well

One of the questions many health systems ask when considering telehealth is whether the patient will use the service. To help health systems answer that question, American Well conducted a nationally projectable survey in 2017 —a telehealth patient satisfaction survey—to measure patient perception and experience with telehealth. Here is a summary of the results of the 2017 survey. Patients want telehealth for a range of ailments.

Telehealth Patient Satisfaction Survey Shows Acceptance of Virtual Care

American Well

One of the questions many health systems ask when considering telehealth is whether the patient will use the service. To help health systems answer that question, American Well conducted a nationally projectable survey in 2017 —a telehealth patient satisfaction survey—to measure patient perception and experience with telehealth. Here is a summary of the results of the 2017 survey. Patients want telehealth for a range of ailments.

In rush to embrace telehealth, many physicians still have concerns about quality of care, survey finds

FierceHealthIT

In rush to embrace telehealth, many physicians still have concerns about quality of care, survey finds. hlandi. Thu, 09/10/2020 - 11:11

Telehealth Platforms: Building Blocks for Omnichannel, Networked Healthcare

Health Populi

the use of telehealth services tripled in the past year, as healthcare providers limited patients from in-person visits for care and patients sought to avoid exposure to the coronavirus in medical settings. In the U.S.,

Definitive Healthcare Survey: 2019 Outpatient Telehealth Adoption Remains Flat While Overall Adoption Remains Flat

Electronic Health Reporter

Definitive Healthcare released results from its 2019 Outpatient Telehealth Study. In this survey, Definitive Healthcare polled physicians and healthcare administrators to determine to determine telehealth adoption trends, technology, and services. • Adoption Remains Flat 2018 to 2019: Adoption rates of telehealth solutions/services by outpatient physician practices remained relatively flat from 2018 to 2019, lingering at […].

The Smartphone Is the Consumer’s Personal Health Platform – Implications from Deloitte’s 2018 Survey

Health Populi

Furthermore, voice technologies are “making noise,” according to Deloitte in A New Era in Mobile Continues, the 2018 Global Mobile Consumer Survey : US Edition. I’ve mined the US data of this global survey to divine insights for health/care. The post The Smartphone Is the Consumer’s Personal Health Platform – Implications from Deloitte’s 2018 Survey appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

How Telehealth And eConsults Are Reducing Patient Wait Times

Electronic Health Reporter

In a 2012 study, the National Ambulatory Medical Care Surveys found that between 1999 and 2009, the […]. The article How Telehealth And eConsults Are Reducing Patient Wait Times appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial AristaMD Brooke LeVasseur econsults National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey patient wait times telehealthThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Physicians Practicing in the Age of COVID-19: Lower Incomes, More Telehealth

Health Populi

The Physicians Foundation surveyed 3,513 physicians in July 2020 on their perspectives on COVID-19 and how the pandemic has impacted practices and patients. A survey published by Metova last week featured survey results of over 1,000 U.S.

Mysteries Solved: Telehealth, Data Security and Privacy

Healthcare IT Today

Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of telehealth applications and services was on the rise. A January 2020 survey by the American College of Physicians (ACP) showed an increase in usage […].

Survey: Telehealth on the rise in New Zealand

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth is increasingly being used to connect clinicians within and between New Zealand’s hospitals and to reach into people’s homes, a new survey revealed. The Telehealth Leadership Group’s most recent stocktake questionnaire was sent to all 20 District Health Boards (DHBs) in October 2018. Also, there are more telehealth services going directly from clinics into people’s homes and a wider range of technologies being used.

Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

eVisit

What’s this new thing called Telemedicine? For starters, it’s not new! I t’s more than 40 years old and was developed as a way to use improvements in communication technology to bring quality medical diagnoses and care to individuals in remote parts of the world.

Implementation Of Telehealth Services Update: Survey

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Payers and providers have shed fears about the deployment of telehealth services. Payers are rapidly becoming educated in telehealth and are keen on closing telehealth gap. A new survey exams the attitudes, perspectives, and plans of healthcare leadership that are shaping telemedicine’s application, value, and potential. The other 56 percent said they have implemented telehealth initiatives at their organization.

50-State Telehealth Survey Released – Nationwide Study Shows Telemedicine Increasing

Ortholive

The study tracked commercial payer statutes governing the telehealth field and sharded their findings, “ to better understand the current state of affairs and advocate for change to improve access and meaningful coverage of telehealth services.”. telehealth" "telemedicine" telehealth parity telemedicine laws Foley & LardnerAt the end of 2019, national law firm Foley & Lardner released their 50-state study of telemedicine in the United States.

A Health Future with Lyft and Uber as Patient Data Stewards: Rock Health’s 2019 Consumer Survey

Health Populi

This information compelled me to return to the previous responses to this question in Rock Health’s surveys starting back in the 2015 study into digital health consumer adoption. The post A Health Future with Lyft and Uber as Patient Data Stewards: Rock Health’s 2019 Consumer Survey appeared first on HealthPopuli.com. Patients searching online for health information and health care provider reviews is mainstream in 2019.

Telehealth Is Just Healthcare Now – One Post-COVID Certainty, Three Reports

Health Populi

As we wrestle with just “what” health care will look like “after COVID,” there’s one certainty that we can embrace in our health planning and forecasting efforts: that’s the persistence of telehealth and virtual care into health care work- and life-flows, for clinicians and consumers alike and aligned. consumers would be interested in using telehealth going forward, McKinsey’s consumer survey from May 20, 2020, found.

Many Patients Aren’t Paying Full Attention During Telehealth Visits

Healthcare IT Today

A new survey suggests that patients aren’t as engaged by telehealth visits as one might hope, with many multitasking during their consult. And, as I’ll argue below, that’s actually a pretty predictable finding, though not an inevitable one.

AMA passes pro-telehealth resolution

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Medical Association this week resolved to continue advocating for telehealth after the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly among underserved communities.

Consumers Are Looking For Greater Telehealth Access

Clocktree

According to a 2018 survey conducted by Ernst and Young, more than 50% of 2500 consumers are already using the telemedicine technology available to them through their healthcare providers. However most of these patients do not have access to all the telehealth options they are hoping for. In reality the next step in integrating telehealth into the healthcare sector is persuading physicians to adopt this technology into their own practices.

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

American Well

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. This represents a massive opportunity and great potential for telehealth to be part of regular care delivery. Our consumer survey highlights the unique opportunities for telehealth programs within different demographics. Showing them how telehealth is a low-cost alternative to their traditional healthcare is important.

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

American Well

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. This represents a massive opportunity and great potential for telehealth to be part of regular care delivery. Our consumer survey highlights the unique opportunities for telehealth programs within different demographics. Showing them how telehealth is a low-cost alternative to their traditional healthcare is important.

Trust My Doctor and Fear the Office: The Telehealth Opportunity in and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

Health Populi

Why it’s telehealth, of course, which has experienced hockey-stick growth in the U.S. Some one in 4 survey respondents used telehealth in the past 3 months (about the first 90 days of the pandemic), with a vast majority of people satisfied with their virtual healthcare visit. One-half of people said they were comfortable using the technology, shown in the third graphic from the ACHP/AMCP survey. Doctors maintain their top status as U.S.

One in five physicians use telehealth. Burnout may drive more adoption, survey says

FierceHealthIT

About one in five physicians currently use telehealth to care for patients up from about 5% in 2015 — and that figure is expected to soar within the next few years, a new survey from telehealth company American Well found. By 2022, more than half of physicians (61%) who are not currently using telehealth indicated they are either very likely or likely to start using telehealth

Consumerism, Telehealth and Patient Access To Health Data

Electronic Health Reporter

Q&A with Life Image president and CEO, Matthew Michela Seventy-five percent of consumers are willing to share their health data with their preferred local healthcare institution, according to a recent survey. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

How Telehealth Makes It Harder for Seniors To Get Healthcare

VSee

Is telehealth increasing access or creating barriers to healthcare for seniors? How can we design accessible telehealth service for seniors and the elderly? What must we consider for telehealth to help our seniors age well and age in place? Dr. Casey Pierce from the University of Michigan School of Information has been studying the effects.

U.S. Telemedicine Industry Benchmark Survey

BHM Healthcare Solutions

In addition to improving and expanding patient service, the vast financial benefits makes telemedicine consults a makes payers eager to gather more research on closing the telehealth gap. Telemedicine Industry Benchmark Survey. More than four hundred healthcare executives, physicians, nurses and other professionals participated in the telemedicine survey. Customers of REACH Health comprised 5% of total survey participation. Summary of Telemedicine Survey Findings.

More Than Half Of Seniors Willing To Use Telehealth

Healthcare IT Today

Results from a recent survey suggest that seniors are more comfortable with telehealth than you might think, especially given their techno-phobic reputation. As things stand, when seniors need off-hours care, telehealth consults are hardly the first thing that comes to their mind. Almost two-thirds of seniors responding to the survey reported that they’d go to […].