The Promise and the Peril of Virtual Health Care - Deepstash
Telemedicine and telehealth

Telemedicine and telehealth involve remote-health-care technologies and services, known as "virtual care."

While virtual care played some role in the health-care industry, 2020 le...

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The Promise and the Peril of Virtual Health Care

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  • Telemedicine can refer to the setup that allows workers in a large hospital to assist in emergency procedures from a distant support structure.
  • Telehealth uses virtual interactions...

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Telemedicine has been a hard sell in some areas.

  • Many rural clinics and community hospitals fear that their already inadequate medical staffing and the revenues generated from on-sit...

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Doctor's are not sold on telehealth, either.

  • According to a survey, only one in three specialists thinks virtual care will benefit their practice.
  • Doctors are concerned...

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Telehealth doesn't replace the brick-and-mortar visit, but it complements it.

It's one thing to offer telecare to a patient you know, but another to diagnose during a virtual firs...

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The current health-care system is not user-friendly or helpful. The average patient has to wait twenty-nine days to get a physician's appointment, and you may not initially know what it will co...

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