Annals of Family Medicine: The Telemedicine Experience in Primary Care Practices in the United States The need to rapidly implement telemedicine in primary care during the COVID-19 pandemic was addressed differently by various practices. Using qualitative data from semi-structured interviews with primary care practice leaders, the researchers of this study identified four overarching themes, [...]
American Hospital Association: Health Care Disruption An American Hospital Association (AHA) report examines seven of the biggest disruptors to enter the primary care space. Specifically, the report highlights Walmart's telemedicine work, which emphasizes convenience in making care appointments. Additionally, Walmart offers tele-behavioral health services.
Cureus: Patient Satisfaction with Medical and Social Concerns Addressed During Telemedicine Visits Assessing patient satisfaction with this mode of health care delivery is an important metric of success as it is broadly implemented across various settings. This study assesses patient satisfaction with the medical and social aspects of the care they receive via [...]
Nature: Has Increased Telehealth Access During COVID-19 Led to Over-Utilization of Primary Care? Over two years into the pandemic, the question of whether telehealth will lead to an increase in primary care utilization and spending has been met with contradictory answers. One study sought to examine whether there was a change in primary care utilization [...]