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Telehealth visits skyrocket among Americans ages 50–80

The percentage of older adults who had ever participated in a telehealth visit rose from 4% in May 2019 to 30% in June 2020, according to the University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging.

However, the poll also found that these patients still considered in-office visits more effective, and many of them had no choice but to see their doctor via telehealth.

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