A new report highlights the gap between desired use of new technology — such as video conferences — to connect patients with doctors and the ability of providers to offer such services. 

A survey of 280 health care leaders by Modern Healthcare found that roughly half of health care organizations cite major financial barriers to adopting telehealth solutions

Half of those that cited such concerns specifically said they lacked the necessary investment in new technology, while another half expressed concerns about being reimbursed by insurers, Medicare or Medicaid for telehealth services performed for patients. 

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