A survey performed by Medscape, was circulated amongst 1700 medical residents across the U.S.A. Analysis and results of this question from the survey reflects what doctors think about telehealth.
The latest results reflect how our current medical residents feel about using technology in medicine and patient consultations via telehealth.
More than 2/3 of our residents favor videoconferencing, 63% would discuss patient issues by phone and more than half feel comfortable with emails.
As a patient, are you interested in getting virtual consultations or do you feel that you would be better served by seeing a physician in person and getting an indepth real examination?
What are your thoughts about this?