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Survey Analysis: Telemedicine Initiatives Reflect Pragmatism in Adoption

Published: 20 December 2013

ID: G00258133

Analyst(s): Zafar Chaudry, M.D.


This survey provides insights into how healthcare delivery organizations are approaching telemedicine initiatives and the level of adoption in the North American and European markets. HDO CIOs can use these survey findings to help guide their telemedicine initiatives.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Top Take-Aways
    • Telemedicine Adoption
    • Telemedicine Strategy
    • Telemedicine Adoption Status
    • Primary Influencers of Telemedicine
    • Who Is Leading the Telemedicine Initiative?
    • Telemedicine — Medicine by Specialty
    • Breadth of Telemedicine Specialties
    • Actual vs. Anticipated Outcome of Telemedicine Services
    • Impact on Staffing
    • Training Requirements for Healthcare Professionals
    • Healthcare Professionals' Satisfaction With Using Telemedicine Services
    • Patient Satisfaction With Telemedicine Services
    • Legal Issues Impacting Telemedicine
    • Information and Data Security Risk Assessments
    • Video Technology Vendors Used or Planning to Use for Telemedicine
    • Electronic Patient Record Integration
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

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