As we enter the new year, the field of telemedicine is expanding and is projected to have market value of $27 billion by the end of 2016. Its benefits include supplemental health care for patients, consultations between specialized providers, and access to healthcare in remote areas. With the ease and accessibility of telemedicine, patient use is quickly increasing. In fact, 76% of patients prioritize access to care over having direct, human interaction with their providers. Since online services are typically available 24/7, patients are getting exactly what they are asking for! Read more about the uses and projections of telemedicine for the new year in the infographic below.