The American Medical Association is urging telemedicine training to be part of medical school curricula, an announcement it made days after releasing new telemedicine guidance on physician responsibilities.
The market will see growth at 18.88 percent CAGR, from 2014 to 2019, according to ReportsnReports.com.
As the focus for healthcare payment models shifts to incentivize patient outcomes and reward provider accountability, care delivered virtually and via telehealth technology will grow in prominence, according to Nina Antoniotti, director of telehealth business at the Marshfield (Wisconsin) Clinic.
Federal efforts to define and advance telehealth are certainly a work in progress as nationwide and state-based laws are developed. A new study in Telemedicine and e-Health explores seven unique definitions of telehealth in current use across the U.S. government.