September 10, 2021
Health IT
  • A KLAS Research and CCM report found that hospital virtual visits are leveling off to below 20 percent of total medical appointments. About 40 percent of hospital executives report that up to 10 percent of their appointments are done virtually and the same percentage said 11 percent to 20 percent of their volume is virtual. Hospitals are using telehealth services most frequently for primary care and behavioral health. Hospital executives reported that integrating their telehealth solution with their EHR system is less of a challenge now compared to 18 months ago. But there remain major barriers – namely lack of patient access to technology and broadband issues – to advancing telehealth services. (Report here; Article here)