Table 1.

Net environmental impacts of telemedicine services20,21,24

AuthorConsultations/patient numbersNet CO2e emissions saving
Holmner et al, 2014719 consultationsTotal: 58.31 tonnes CO2e
Average per consultation: 0.08114 tonnes CO2e
Masino et al, 2010840 consultationsTotal: 185.12 tonnes CO2e
Average per consultation: 0.2195 tonnes CO2e
Whetten et al, 20192,020 teleconsultationsTotal: 618.74 tonnes CO2e
Average per consultation: 0.31 tonnes CO2e