Telehealth will be worth about $25 billion in 2021

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SUMMARY: Deloitte predicts that the percentage of virtual video visits to doctors will rise to 5% globally in 2021, up from an estimated 1% in 2019. While 5% may not sound like much, consider that 8.5 billion doctor’s visits, worth a total of approximately US$500 billion.

The most time-consuming task is to make an appointment with your doctor just to ask for a new Rx or an Rx renewal. In April 2020, 43.5% of all US Medicare primary care visits were via telehealth primarily driven by the pandemic. The question is what percentage of healthcare visits can be replaced with telehealth?

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