The Telemedicine market is predicted to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 18.4% this year, which is estimated to a worth more than $66 billion by the year 2021.
As in today’s competitive and fast-paced world with no time and various other reasons, people often miss out on getting the vital medical care they need. However, overcoming this barrier, Telemedicine is here to help a lot of people.
“Involving real-time communication between patient and physicians, family nurse, provider, telemedicine is the future of the healthcare industry which can not only be used for treating chronic conditions but also for remote patient monitoring, medical education, etc.,” said Dr. Dipak Nandi, a telemedicine consultant.
Without any hassle and obstacle, telemedicine not only help in commuting to and from appointments but also skill in providing qualified medical care into the home too to meet some primary and urgent care needs.
Advantages we have in Telemedicine:
- Convenient and Easy-to-Access Care for all patients
- Reduced the Healthcare Costs
- A Better Way to Approach to the Specialists
- Enhance Health Outcomes & provide Better Care facility
- Increased Patient Engagement
Current statics of the telemedicine industry:
- More than 50% of all U.S. healthcare organizations offer a telemedicine program
- While the rest percentage of the healthcare organizations have already started working on a telemedicine program
- Telemedicine now accounts for almost 25% of the health IT market
- Improvement in the quality of patient care has been claimed by more than 50% of healthcare organizations
- About 55% of the patients declared that Telemedicine increased their involvement in their own treatment decisions
Despite all its current drawbacks, medical providers’ institutions, nursing homes are still turning to Telemedicine to date, for better access over health care issues, improving patient access to quality care.