Survey: How do patients find out about telemedicine?

The majority of telemedicine adopters use the virtual service to connect with their established physician, according to a survey by the medical products distributors trade group Health Industry Distributors Association.

Here's how most telemedicine adopters discovered the technology, according to the survey.

1. Offered to them by their physician: 53 percent

2. Offered to them by their insurance company: 28 percent

3. Found out about it on their own: 15 percent

4. Other: 4 percent

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