7M Patients To Use Telehealth by 2018, Report Says
A report by IHS Technology predicts that the number of patients who use telehealth services will increase from fewer than 350,000 last year to more than seven million in 2018. In addition, the report estimates that revenue from the telehealth industry will increase tenfold, from $440.6 million in 2013 to $4.5 billion in 2018.
- "Patients Using Telehealth Services To Hit 7 million by 2018" (Bowman, FierceHealthIT, 1/17).
- "Big Growth Expected for Telehealth" (Walsh, Clinical Innovation & Technology, 1/20).