Are you familiar with “telehealth” – seeing a physician virtually through a phone or tablet? This is a growing industry – and CVS is making it easier for people to “visit” doctors through their latest partnerships.
CVS Inks Deals with Telemedicine Companies
CVS Health has announced it will help in-store visitors engage in virtual out-of-store “visits” to doctors through its new partnerships with three leading telemedicine companies: American Well, Teladoc, and Doctor on Demand.
By the end of this year, it’s predicted that about 800,000 physician consultations will happen online. Telehealth is a hot trend in the industry, with millions of investment dollars being poured in and multiple vendors.