Many industry professionals are questioning the recent failure of telemedicine provider HealthSpot; the company last month closed its kiosks at 25 Rite Aid stores in Ohio, and also removed the systems from Cleveland Clinic facilities.
The company's leadership has yet to come forward about why the company went under, according to a MedCity News report.
Some have expressed surprise at the news, including Gary Capistrant, senior director of public policy at the American Telemedicine Association.
"Everything else is just growth, growth, growth," he told MedCity. In addition, Roy Schoenberg, M.D., CEO of American Well, said he's not happy about the demise because the company had shown the value of remote care. Article