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How Telemedicine Can Bend the Cost Curve

How Telemedicine Can Bend the Cost Curve
An analysis from Pricewaterhouse Coopers shows how virtual care can reduce costs of treating chronic diseases.

Arundhati Parmar

Telemedicine holds great potential as a way to treat and monitor patients effectively in the continuum of care as they move beyond the walls of a hospital into their home.

An analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers shows that it also has the capacity to reduce the cost of managing certain chronic diseases. The infographic below based on a PwC report shows that introducing virtual care into the mix in diabetes management can significantly lower costs.

Arundhati Parmar is senior editor at MD+DI. Reach her at [email protected] and on Twitter @aparmarbb

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