1. You Mean I Don’t Have to Show Up? The Promise of Telemedicine
In a year, Americans spend 2.4 billion hours making doctor visits. Valued at average wage rates, that’s worth more than $52 billion — equivalent to the total working time and income of 1.2 million people. On average, we pay $32 when visiting a doctor (our insurers pay nearly $250). But separately, the value of our time adds up to more, $43, according to Dr. Ray’s study.
Read More: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/17/upshot/you-mean-i-dont-have-to-show-up-the-promise-of-telemedicine.html?_r=0
2. Telemedicine goes more mainstream, but cost remains obstacle
Virtual health care -— whether by phone, text or video — is rapidly […]