Gartner Research

Barriers to the Widespread Adoption of Telemedicine Are Slowly Crumbling

Published: 28 January 2014

ID: G00261579

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


The ability to deliver healthcare services when the clinician and patient are in separate locations offers significant benefits. HDO CIOs should use the key building blocks outlined in this research to overcome the barriers to telemedicine's adoption.

Table Of Contents


  • Telemedicine: An Important Healthcare Delivery Method That Has Not Yet Lived Up to Its Promise


  • Key Drivers of Telemedicine's Adoption
  • Overcome the Key Barriers to Telemedicine's Adoption Building Blocks for a Successful Telemedicine Strategy
    • Strategic Building Blocks of a Telemedicine Program
    • Tactical Building Blocks of a Telemedicine Program
  • Conclusion

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