Telehealth visits up 312% in New York, causing major lag times

(By Mackenzie Garrity for Becker’s Hospital Review)

Telehealth services have seen a 312 percent increase in demand from New York patients amid the coronavirus outbreak, Amwell spokesperson Holly Spring told CNBC News.

“The rate of use of telehealth … seems to be correlating with the movement and impact of the virus,” she said. “We are seeing low, moderate and high risk COVID-19 patients every day.”  Continue reading article here…

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