At the recent Becker's Hospital Review CEO + CFO Roundtable, the acceptance of telehealth as a part of the patient engagement experience was front and center. According to a summary (here) of the Roundtable, 70% of employers plan to offer telemedicine as a benefit in 2017.
Increasingly, we are seeing hospital systems deploy telehealth as part of their patient care. This is out of necessity due to supply constraints of specialty-based physicians and increasing demand for healthcare due to demographics. We foresee these trends as sustainable; MyIdealDoctor and other telehealth providers will see opportunities for their offerings expand.
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