Nonetheless, healthcare professionals are embracing the technology with 67% of those surveyed either using telemedicine to provide services now.
Right now, only 5% of employees in the United States have a telemedicine benefit provided by their employers though the percentage is set to grow next year.
Alme Health Coach is personalized, intelligent product for chronic disease management to improve the patient's journey throughout the treatment plan.
The market is opening up to new types of solutions followed by next-generation telecare systems such as remote visits and video communication.
The program allows patients to reach doctors in 105 specialties, 24/7, with affordable price in 50 states; Concierge virtual visits cost $44 per consult.
Launching in November, On4Today is made for residents of assisted living facilities, to keep them connected with family, friends, and care providers.
The company is looking to differentiate its offering by building long-lasting relationships with patients, rather than provide them with one-off services.
Several users searching the web for symptoms of illness have seen a new link appearing at the top to invite them to talk to a real doctor.
The telehome category will grow from $6.5 billion in 2013 to nearly $24 billion in 2019, increasing its share of the market from 40% in 2013 to 55% by 2019.
eCareCoordinator and eCareCompanion are the first clinical applications to be available through the cloud-based digital health platform.