Which of your patients will use telemedicine now? What type of care will they seek via telehealth? How many would much rather see you in person? More insights from a new survey.
Approximately half of patients have used telemedicine over the past 3 months; and while the technology is not new, use before the in-person visit restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic was low in comparison.
According to results of a survey by Doctor.com of 1800 patients, one of the reasons many have not used telehealth visits isn't even related to technology or complications with it - they just haven't needed healthcare.
What type of care would they use telemedicine for? How many would use telemedicine for a first appointment with a new physician? What factors would make telemedecine attractive? Answers and many more insights in the slides below.
HAVE YOU USED TELEMEDICINE IN THE PAST 3 MONTHS? IF NOT, WHY NOT?
ARE YOU LIKELY TO MAKE A TELEMEDICINE APPOINTMENT AFTER THE PANDEMIC ENDS?
WHAT TYPES OF CONDITIONS WOULD LEAD YOU TO USE TELEMEDICINE?
WHAT OTHER CONDITIONS WOULD YOU USE TELEMEDICINE FOR?
WOULD YOU USE TELEMEDICINE TO SEE A CLINICIAN WITH WHOM YOU ALREADY HAVE A RELATIONSHIP? TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO SEE A NEW CLINICIAN?
WOULD YOU BE LIKELY TO USE TELEMEDICINE TO GET A PRESCRIPTION FILLED OR LEARN MORE ABOUT A PRESCRIPTION?
WOULD THE CONVENIENCE OF TELEMEDICINE SERVICES HELP YOU ADHERE TO APPOINTMENTS AND MANAGE PRESCRIPTION REFILLS?
WHICH FACTORS WOULD HELP YOU DECIDE TO MAKE A TELEMEDICINE APPOINTMENT?
WHAT DEVICE WOULD YOU PREFER TO USE FOR A TELEHEALTH APPOINTMENT?
IF YOU RECENTLY HAD TO CANCEL/CHOSE TO CANCEL AN APPOINTMENT BECAUSE OF COVID-19, HOW DO YOU PLAN TO SEEK TREATMENT OR RESUME CARE?