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The COVID-19 global pandemic has both rocked the economy and tested the limits of already-stretched healthcare systems.
The COVID-19 / Coronavirus is quickly spreading its tentacles across the globe. This pandemic has brought out the best in people as new partnerships form to combat a common enemy. While the pandemic tears across the globe, so to do the unprecedented and innovative changes in pharma, manufacturing, and care delivery. A number of major trends in consumer and enterprise healthcare IT have developed in the past decade, and the current crisis will serve as a strong tailwind, accelerating the uptake of novel technologies. Many patients and physicians are trying virtual visits and consultations for the first time, both for COVID-associated symptoms as well as unrelated healthcare needs, such as mental/behavioral health and maternal/pregnancy care.
Digital adoption is been accelerated by COVID-19 spread
Telemedicine is arguably the most covered healthcare trend that’s experiencing a massive expansion during the current crisis. It’s a no-brainer why patients would flock to telehealth solutions in a time when many physical doctors offices are closed, and hospitals/urgent care clinics are considered high-risk for transmitting infection.
Patients and Physicians are requiring more virtual visits.
Telehealth is the exchange of medical that allows for “real time” communication between the patient and the clinician whether via phone, computer, or image sharing. Clinicians who can provide these services can be doctors, physician assistants, psychologists, clinical social workers, dieticians, other nutrition professionals,…
Video consultation is gaining a strong user acceptance.
During these pressing healthcare challenges now, more than ever, remote “visits” and patient monitoring are essential to ensure “social distancing”, provide greater access to care, and reduce unnecessary medical visits. The salient question can hospitals and private practices adjust/adopt quickly to ramp up video consultation services?
Video Technologies are essential for “social distancing”
While encouraging patients to avoid the hospitals where possible, the governments and businesses rules/regulations to support the utilization of telemedicine solutions powered by Video Real-Time Communications during this time of unprecedented demand.
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