Politico July 22, 2020
Mohana Ravindranath

TELEHEALTH BOOM BUST: The coronavirus was supposed to usher in the future of medicine, allowing people to see their doctor with a few clicks on their laptops from the comfort of home.

But after an initial surge, the wave in virtual visits is fading — especially with small medical practices that were less able to afford expensive software. On top of that, patients’ enthusiasm began to cool as stay-at-home orders expired and more people felt safer venturing out.