Patients pleased in Cisco's Scottish telemed trial

Cisco has released results from a survey of patients taking part in a Scottish telemedicine trial, showing that almost 100% were satisfied with the technology used to remotely assess minor medical conditions. [They don’t tell us what the questions were.] According to E-Health Insider: “The results released last week relate to five medical staff who assessed and diagnosed 105 patients aged 18-79. The study showed 99% of the patients were satisfied with the experience, 95% felt the visit was confidential and 91% said they would [sic] completely comfortable with the equipment they had to use. Dr James Ferguson, clinical director, Scottish Centre for Telehealth, said: “I hadn’t expected patients to like it as much as they did, especially the older ones who are less familiar with technology.” Read report here.