Travel expenses, lost wages & hospital cost savings via telehealth in U.S. 2017

This statistic presents the expected annual average travel expenses, lost wages and hospital costs savings through the use in telehealth in the U.S., as of 2017. It is expected that every patient concerned in the U.S. would save some 5,700 U.S. dollars in travel expenses annually, if telehealth would be used.

Expected average annual savings in travel expenses, lost wages and hospital costs through telehealth use in the U.S. as of 2017

Savings per patient/facility in U.S. dollars (2016)
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Release date

March 2017


United States

Survey time period

as of 2017

Supplementary notes

* Annual savings, per patient/facility. All values are estimates in 2016 U.S. dollars.

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