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INFOGRAPHIC: Telehealth — “Top 5 Technologies Used in Telehealth”

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HIN’s third annual industry survey on telehealth and telemedicine, administered in June 2013, captured data on targeted populations and conditions for telehealth programs, health activities being monitored remotely, the greatest barrier or challenge to telehealth implementation, and much more. According to the 129 healthcare companies who responded, the top five technologies in use in telehealth programs are:

  • Video conferencing: 58.6 percent
  • Wireless: 51.7 percent
  • Data monitoring: 46.6 percent
  • World Wide Web: 41.4 percent
  • Smartphone apps: 32.8 percent

For additional research data and insights on this topic:

Download the executive summary of 2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Telehealth & Telemedicine.

Source: http://www.hin.com/chartoftheweek/technologies_telehealth_programs.html#!

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