Telemedicine Provides Greater Access to Healthcare & Holds Down Costs
January 16, 2014
As Florida continues to grow, an aging population, aging primary care physicians and changing demographics challenges. To secure Florida’s future, Florida must take the correct steps toward an innovative and sustainable population will experience a workforce shortage which could limit access to care.
The Florida Chamber supports the overwhelming need to correct rising costs and believes telemedicine to care while controlling costs, especially in rural areas. Telemedicine can be used for primary care services, education and other health related services. Currently, Florida lacks a comprehensive telemedicine law. chronic diseases by providing better management via technology, allow greater coordination and management Florida Chamber partner Baptist Health South Florida already has a state‐of‐the-art eICU program in place savings.