In five counties surveyed, telehealth usage represented a savings of nearly $13.6 million in one year, simply for 15-minute visits to general practitioners.

An ongoing telehealth study in Michigan outlines how rural Americans are embracing the concept of interacting with health care providers online.

The Connected Nation (CN) Michigan program began in 2009 as an attempt to track technology, access, adoption, and usage of telehealth in the state. The results of a 2019 survey were released in 2020, just before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down businesses and many aspects of clinical health care. The Connected Nation program has helped researchers understand how telehealth was utilized in 2020 and how consumers are continuing to use it to access health care.

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