Growing patient preference ensures ‘telehealth is here to stay’ beyond COVID-19

A recent survey of some 2,000 Americans on the topic of telemedicine revealed a swift and dramatic shift in attitudes toward telehealth visits in the wake of COVID-19.These findings are of particular interest for the rheumatology community — which, historically, was slow on the uptake of telemedicine — for two key reasons. One is that telemedicine is not going anywhere. The second is that most patients are on board with this new normal of their medical care.“Overall, convenience was cited as the top factor that patients appreciated the most when using telemedicine orRead More

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