International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Use of Telemedicine in Addiction Treatment: Current Practices and Organizational Implementation Characteristics

Table 2

Technology interest and use.

Technology% High interest Relative rank% Currently usingRelative rank% Difference
(interest – use)
Relative rank

Computerized screening/assessments69.97%144.63%125.34%9
Texting appt. reminders68.40%213.22%655.18% 1
Web portal for patients58.40%314.60%543.80%4
Mobile apps for posttreatment recovery55.65%49.09%746.56%2
Video-based therapy54.82%520.39%434.43%8
Telephone-based recovery support53.99%629.48%224.51%10
Recovery support chats53.44%76.89%846.55%3
Telephone-based therapy49.04%828.37%320.67%11
Texting motivational messages45.18%92.48%1042.70%5
Mobile apps for treatment40.77%104.96%935.81%6
Virtual worlds35.54%110.55%1134.99%7