Virtual Health Tools Could Save Nearly $10B Annually
The use of virtual health tools in primary care could save nearly $10 billion annually by automating tasks, replacing labor with technology and shifting more responsibility to patients, according to a new report from Accenture. Experts say the use of such technology also could help address growing primary care provider shortages.
- "Use of Virtual Health Tools Could Shave $10 Billion a Year From Primary Care Costs" (Hall, FierceHealthIT, 10/20).
- "Digital Health Tools Could Save Healthcare System $10B Annually" (Landi, Healthcare Informatics, 10/19).