Telemedicine is transforming the delivery of healthcare. A patient can virtually communicate with a physician no matter where they are located. Surgeons can remotely perform surgeries with robotic technology, lending their expertise anywhere a patient needs it. Patients can access their health data and monitor their vital signs with an app.
With applications like these, the global telemedicine market is expected to hit $130 billion by 2025.

81 percent

of patients in the U.S. are more likely to select a medical provider who offers telemedicine services (Zipnosis)

34 percent

of U.S. patients said they've used telemedicine services (Zipnosis)

At least $175 billion

could be at stake through the digitization of healthcare in the U.S. (McKinsey)

96 percent

of health systems plan to expand their virtual care offerings (Zipnosis)


Arizona businesses are innovating platforms for convenient voice or live video consultations via smartphones and tablets for healthcare providers and their patients. Other businesses offer patients online secure storage of medical charts and health information.

The robust telemedicine market provides Arizona the opportunity to close the gap rural Arizonans have in accessing health services. The state's developers and service providers are hard at work expanding broadband availability to hospitals and homes in these areas. 

Hospitals in Arizona are implementing telemedicine procedures as well. Teams of doctors and specialists can work through remote sites to treat stroke patients. Technology innovations connect patients and bedside care teams to monitor and measure clinical outcomes.

Arizona researchers and entrepreneurs are key players in providing an advanced healthcare experience.

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