Will telehealth be fundamental to smart cities?

Think about how urban transportation strategy would change if citizens could travel by laptop or mobile device to a doctor visit. Research firm Markets and Markets reports that the telehealth market is expected to reach  $9.35 billion by 2021, from $2.78 billion in 2016, growing at a CAGR of 27.5%. This parallels the growth in the population […]

The Role of Telemedicine in Digital Transformation

Responding to my last blog, an astute reader asked (I paraphrase): “Where do you think telehealth comes into play with bundled payments, alternate payment models, and chronic disease management? And most importantly, who should foot the bill for the infrastructure? The payer or the providers or some creative collaboration between the two?” It’s an important […]