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Report: Global Telehealth Market To Grow by 18.5% Through 2018

The global telemedicine market will increase by a compound annual growth rate of 18.5% through 2018, according to a report by Research and Markets, FierceHealthIT reports.  In 2012, the global telehealth market was $14.2 billion.  According to the report, a shortage of physicians in rural areas combined with continuous development of telecommunications technology will drive the increase.  Read more here .