Patients prefer doctor video chats over in-person visits

by Larry Emmott on March 26, 2019

in Telemedicine

When it comes to getting healthcare, people seem to prefer convenience over face-to-face doctor’s office visits, a new study suggests.About 90 percent of telehealth patients talk to doctors over video chat versus making in-person visits when the option exists,

Source: Patients prefer doctor video chats over in-person visits

This is not surprising. Who wants the hassle of driving to an office. Looking for parking. Waiting in a room full of sick people and then driving home. Much better to sit in front of your computer and Skype the doctor.

We used telemedicine interviews very successfully with sleep patients.

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