By Monica E. Oss Like most technologies in the health and human service space, return-on-investment (ROI) depends on the stakeholder and the situation. The recent ROI studies of telehealth are a great example. On the plus side of the ledger, rural health care, transportation costs, and readmissions cost offsets. On the negative side of the equation, increased costs due to increased access to care. The data is interesting. Telehealth decreases costs for hospitals in rural health settings According to a March report from NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, the ROI for telehealth in rural communities is good (see Anticipating Economic Returns Of Rural Telehealth), and…
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