The pandemic forced patients and providers to rely on telemedicine, a change that has had a significant impact on the course of care. Experts discuss what can be accomplished with virtual care and what this means for the potential of medical devices.
Outdated policies and regulations threatens to bring progress to a standstill, restrict vital telehealth access to millions of Americans, and exacerbate health inequities.
There is significant opportunity to develop therapies that create new standards of care and initiate a new wave of precision medicine.
As more healthcare activities take place from home, passive continuous monitoring solutions and new technology such as artificial intelligence will be critical to communications between providers and patients. In addition, new solutions that offer overnight monitoring will play a crucial role in helping to fill the gaps, particularly in assessing patient deterioration or changes in health conditions. The pandemic has forever changed the trajectory of healthcare and specifically virtual care.
The application of AI in telehealth to allow doctors to make real-time, data-driven rich choices is a key component in generating a better patient experience and improved health outcomes.
Digitally connected healthcare is here to stay, and this moment is an opportunity to capitalize on the expanding potential of technologies that are already helping deliver better patient experiences and outcomes.
As the focal point of care moves away from the facility and into the home, care providers and health systems will lean more heavily on connected health devices in advancing and expanding the future of healthcare.
Increased awareness during the COVID-19 crisis and public efforts to strengthen the development of healthcare technologies has boosted the smart medical devices sector.
The continued threat of COVID-19 and prevalence of cardiac disorders are some of the key factors driving telemedicine industry expansion worldwide.
Telemedicine and remote monitoring became one of the defining medtech trends of the last year, and they show no signs of slowing.