Six Ways Healthcare Will Move Into Our Homes
on June 23, 2020
In an article from Philips, they note that in the face of COVID-19, many healthcare providers turned to remote patient monitoring and virtual visits to continue caring for vulnerable patients while minimizing risk of virus transmission and reducing the strain on scarce hospital resources. It has given a new and urgent impetus to implement digital health solutions at scale, with telehealth projected to grow by 64% in the U.S. this year alone.
Sooner or later, the threat from COVID-19 will go away. But the need to rethink where and how we deliver healthcare won’t.
What the pandemic is bringing to the fore is how our homes are destined to play a central role in the healthcare system of the future. Rather than having patients travel to see healthcare providers, can we bring healthcare to their doorsteps?
Click here to read the full article from Philips.