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ADOPTION OF VIRTUAL HEALTH – THE TIME IS NOW!

The traditional rule that the best care can be delivered in-person may soon be overturned. Factors like shortage of medical practitioners, rising healthcare costs, and an aging population are making the conventional healthcare model increasingly unsustainable.

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BUILD A LIFETIME OF PATIENT VALUE WITH VALUE-BASED CARE

The healthcare industry is moving towards a value-based care model, emphasising more on health outcomes. Not just providers, people are also taking an increasingly active role in their health and wellness.

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TELEMEDICINE CAN BOOST RURAL HEALTHCARE

Telemedicine has a profound impact on the healthcare industry. Healthcare facilities are seeing the benefits of the technology, but the biggest challenge could arguably be on those living in remote areas. People living in rural communities have limited access to healthcare resources.

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TELEHEALTH – A ‘CULTURE OF CHANGE’ FOR HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

Visiting a physician isn’t always an option, especially if your health is already at risk due to some illness. And it becomes even more difficult if there is no medical facility near you. This is where telehealth plays a significant role. It removes barriers set by location; ensuring patients get the top-notch treatment and care.

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4 WAYS TELEHEALTH BENEFITS HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

It’s not surprising to see people embracing telehealth. Well, they were already using wearables and mobile health apps, and now look for options to connect with their doctors virtually. With emerging healthcare IT solutions like telehealth, patients can now have a video consultation with their physicians right from their homes.

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TECH INNOVATION DRIVES RURAL PATIENT HEALTHCARE ACCESS

With providers so less and far between, patients face a lot of difficulties accessing healthcare in rural America. For some, the closest physician may be a three-hour drive. Similarly, clinicians looking for expert consultation may find there’s no specialist within 100 miles.

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