Essentials Brief

Essentials Brief: 2016 Telemedicine Study

 April 27th, 2016

Building upon the critical insight provided in 2015, HIMSS Analytics releases the 2016 Telemedicine Study, an Essentials Brief that highlights three years’ worth of market data focused on the adoption of telemedicine technology across the U.S. hospital market.

Purchase this study to:

  •  Access current telemedicine solution adoption rates and plans to purchase
  • Understand vendor market share and mind share
  • Get snapshot statistics for telemedicine solutions across the entire US hospital landscape

Highlights of the 2016 study include:

  • The patient portal, or application-focused patient engagement, continues to be a strong program adopted by roughly 50 percent of study respondents in 2015 and 2016.
  • Physician to physician communication was the most common use of two-way video/webcam by roughly 43 percent of respondents who have adopted that technology. 
  • Plans to invest in telemedicine technology increased for academic medical centers/urban hospital or health systems and critical access/rural hospital or health system year over year

Get further insight on this study from the HIMSS Analytics Blog