Telemedicine has been vital during the pandemic, but not everyone is equipped for it.
While telemedicine use largely remains well above pre-pandemic levels — and many still say telemedicine’s popularity is here to stay — the recent downturn in visits has created an undeniable whiplash effect. Hospitals that rushed to retrain their staff to deliver most types of care virtually in March are now trying to strike a new balance based on shifting patient preferences and needs.
Did it need to take a pandemic to let us Zoom with our therapist in our PJs?
With the coronavirus threatening to become a pandemic, health systems and telehealth vendors see this as an opportunity to bring connected health to the forefront - and reshape the future of healthcare.
The use of virtual visits climbs as a way of safely treating patients and containing spread of the infection at hospitals, clinics and medical offices.
Millions have avoided in-person consultations in the past year and providers see ‘asynchronous’ care as the future of health.
So if telehealth is such an obvious solution to the problem of healthcare access, why has it not been adopted as readily as the railroads were in the 1800s? There remain multiple barriers.
High-tech health care hasn’t proved effective at changing patients’ bad habits.
With digital technology that can bring distant experts as close as your smartphone, telemedicine is on the rise. Now comes the tricky part.
Telehealth could ease the pressure on health services struggling with ageing populations. It sounds like a no-brainer.
Don't force people with long-term health problems like diabetes or chronic lung disease to trek in to hospital for routine tests and repeat prescriptions - monitor their conditions remotely instead.
Jamey Edwards is chief executive of Cloudbreak Health, a telemedicine company that connects doctors with patients and translators using a private broadband network.
Telehealth is far more than a new means of visiting the doctor. It’s the gateway to a new system of coordinated care platforms: Services that leverage the expertise of people with advances in technology. As these platforms become ever more sophisticated, while delivering better health outcomes at lower costs, they will fundamentally reshape the delivery of U.S. healthcare.
Telehealth and mHealth supporters have long sought to stake a claim to different parts of the healthcare landscape. But proof is emerging that the lines are blurring, and that the future – and the success of both concepts – might lie in integration.
Adopting m-health would allow doctors to reach out through mobile phones and tablet apps to conduct examinations while such patients remain at home; track exercise, blood pressure or other metrics; send reminders to take a walk or take a pill; or deliver information to help manage chronic ailments. But spotty cellular networks in the southern Sierra create problems for people using mobile apps.
Telemedicine has been much in the news as researchers investigate how technology can extend the reach of medical services, and a host of start-ups and app developers look for ways to incorporate medical care into our relationships with our devices. And so in pediatrics, there is discussion about the potential for making health part of that adolescent connectedness.
Health care in the United States has never been easy, but with the coronavirus pandemic, a visit to the doctor’s office is just plain risky. That’s why this crisis has become a moment for telehealth, which connects patients to doctors through the internet.
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