Why video telehealth isn't yet must-see viewing
Many GPs in Australia still underestimate just how popular telehealth is with our patients.
A recent HotDoc patient survey found that 55% of patients who had a telehealth appointment over the previous two months would prefer a telehealth appointment to seeing a GP in person, even when the COVID-19 restrictions are at an end.
Also, 68% said they believed their last in-person appointment could have been done just as effectively via telehealth.
Patients rate receiving results by telehealth as their biggest preference. But using telehealth