¹ Dahl, D., Khurana MD, H. (2015). Impact of an intensive ambulatory program on both financial and clinical outcomes in Banner Health. Unpublished internal study. Results are specific to the institution where they were obtained and may not reflect the results achievable at other institutions.
² Munro, Dan, Targeting the ‘Superusers’ of Healthcare with Telehealth, Forbes Magazine Online edition, May 3, 2015, Forbes Media LLC, Copyright 2015
³ Veterans Health Administration, Audit of Home Telehealth Program, March 9, 2015, 13-00716-101, page #2, found at http://www.va.gov/oig/pubs/VAOIG-13-00716-101.pdf
⁴ RAND Corporation, prepared for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Assessment A (Demographics), Sept. 1, 2015, ©2015 Rand Corporation. All rights reserved, page #131, http://www.va.gov/opa/choiceact/documents/assessments/Assessment_A_Demographics.pdf
⁵ Bashshur RL, et al. The Empirical Foundations of Telemedicine Interventions for Chronic Disease Management. Telemed and e-Health. 2014 Sept; 20(9):769-800.
⁶ Several articles point to increased access for patients. For example, Telemedicine and e-Health. May 2012, 18(4): A-1-A-146. doi:10.1089/tmj.2012.9994. Accessed 15-Dec-15. Another example, “Survey: Telehealth Increases Access to Care, Continuity”
http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20151111telehealthsurvey.html. Accessed 15-Dec-15