Telemedicine can reduce hospitalization, save millions

Telemedicine can reduce hospitalization, save millions

The benefits of telemedicine have been widely advertised, as it can provide a number of healthcare improvements that can save money and improve quality of life for many users. New studies are finding even more information backing up the technology’s importance. Hospitalization rates drop twice as much According to iHealth Beat, a recent study¬†found that telemedicine used in nursing homes, especially concerning after-hours care, can drastically reduce the rate of hospitalization for many patients. This could have the effect of saving Medicare hundreds of thousands of dollars every year.

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