Teaching patients how to use telehealth is No. 1 virtual care challenge cited by physicians, survey finds 

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A lot of physicians (93 percent) have actually taken part in the fast virtual care adoption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic this year, but huge difficulties still remain for their continued use.

Jackie Drees –
Monday, November 9th, 2020
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Explaining to clients how to utilize telehealth: 60 percent.
Internet connection/bandwidth issues: 53 percent.
Issues with scheduling/staff efficiency: 33 percent.
Client getting distracted while on call: 25 percent.
Finding out the user interface: 22 percent.
Incorporating it with existing software: 22 percent.
Upgrading tech so telehealth can be used: 19 percent.
Training workplace personnel: 17 percent.
Cost: 13 percent.

For its 2020 Telehealth & & EHR study, Medical Economics asked physicians about their tech and telehealth use in addition to opinions about general performance. Heres what physicians listed as the biggest difficulties theyve faced using telehealth:.

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