The Role Of Telemedicine in Value-Based Care

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Hospitals and health systems increasingly are turning to telemedicine as a tool to increase patient access to care, enhance quality and lower costs. Telemedicine enables clinicians to proactively work with patients, monitoring transitions in care and helping patients to manage chronic conditions. As the list of telemedicine services continues to grow, hospitals and health systems can focus on population health management and treating patients in the most appropriate setting.