Many GP patients are satisfied with video consults

90% say they are confident in the quality of care when using telemedicine with their usual doctor, reveals US study
Reuters Health
Skype consult

Patients are generally satisfied with the quality and convenience of consults carried out via real-time video with their usual GP, a new study reports.

The US research offers a clearer picture of how the reality of virtual visits matches up with patients’ expectations, especially when the visits are with a patient’s own primary care providers, says lead study author Dr Mary Reed, of Kaiser Permanente, Northern California.