Consumers are increasingly involved in their healthcare journey. They want digital innovation for specialty care to increase convenience and reduce patient wait times—especially with an ever-growing physician shortage. Although the pandemic increased telemedicine adoption, that is only the first step toward achieving the full potential of digital health for specialty care.
I. Patient wait times to see a specialist are
projected to increase in the next decade
Due to a physician shortage, wait times to see a specialist are 30% longer than 2014.
In the next decade, wait times are projected to increase by 35%-40%.
Specialists by 2031
By 2030 all Baby Boomers
will be at least age 65
For every 100,000 people
There are 30 specialists in rural areas
II. Rapid adoption of telemedicine is paving the way to shorten patient wait times
III. nodMD’s digital health platform is the next evolution in specialty care
At long last, patients connecting with specialists through the nodMD platform can find the best specialist with the earliest availability. nodMD offers excellent patient engagement and the most comprehensive menu of digital services for specialist providers to connect disparate points across the healthcare continuum.