01.12.2018

In-Depth: News and views from CES 2018

During a panel on the influence of government policy and value-based care, a group of health executives lamented the detrimental influence of both trends on telemedicine ’s rollout in certain states.

“A lot of the country is really stuck in a fee-for-service model where they don’t know how to adopt telehealth,” Dr. Zubin Eapen, chief medical officer for CareMore Health, said during a panel discussion. “They don’t see incentives to do that, and they’re used to just having patients come back to the hospital or back to the clinic, and that’s not what a patient wants or needs.”

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