We've been hearing about how healthcare online is a thing. This has mostly been our vision trying their hand at doing some telehealth during the pandemic. Others have been niche medical areas like pain management and some mental health support. I encountered an ad for One Medical on YouTube and I checked out their channel and even found they have a two-person provider office near where I live. I find the idea of having access to good medical advice on my phone or computer a positive thing. As I think through the use cases of going to a physician, I find it's always a heavy lift. Each person has a different tolerance level of going to a physician and many are driven by financial decisions.
A PwC survey shows a strong inclination towards remote, flexible work setup post-COVID. The same pulse check in the healthcare industry can give us a glimpse into the future of telehealth. By now, hospitals have ramped up embedding this technology into their healthcare systems.
Measuring success using patient ratings gives a view into a practices overall success. But determining all the factors is a difficult task. Everyone understands that face to face communication is easier and more natural to adults (this is beginning to change with younger generations) it’s our default. But determining how to communicate better is not as simple as measuring it.
What was once thought of as a mere accessory for health-conscious consumers, the smartwatch and other wearable devices “could play a vital role in stemming the pandemic and other communicable diseases.”
The world as we know it is in a health-craze. From blood glucose count to heart-rate, technology today is leaning to be more inclusive for our personal needs. We enjoy these benefits because of the efforts done through research and development.
Telemedicine is a useful tool to address concerns that require immediate attention. It can be utilized to quickly and efficiently conduct consultations, routine check-ups, and diagnoses of possible COVID-19 cases....