How Telemedicine Can Bend the Cost Curve

An analysis from Pricewaterhouse Coopers shows how virtual care can reduce costs of treating chronic diseases.

September 24, 2015

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How Telemedicine Can Bend the Cost Curve

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.

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

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