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How to Increase Telehealth Use for Your Elderly Patients

How to Increase Telehealth Use for Your Elderly Patients

on March 12, 2021 | By Wendy Bartlett

COVID-19 has completely changed the way of the world, introducing unprecedented challenges and equally novel solutions. One such example is telehealth, which has gained rapid momentum over the course of the pandemic. In fact, healthcare leaders are predicting that 20-30 percent of all medical care will be delivered digitally from now on, even after the global health crisis is finally a thing of the past.  Shifting from in-person to telehealth visits was an adjustment for nearly everyone from patients to providers, but the learning curve is the most significant for elderly adults, who are the least likely to be comfortable using new technology. Let’s talk about how to increase telehealth use for your healthcare practice’s elderly patients.

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This Month in Healthcare IT News: Telehealth

on June 23, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett

These days, telehealth is all the rage. Before COVID-19, both patients and providers were hesitant to embrace virtual care services. Now that the global health crisis has accelerated telehealth’s growth, healthcare IT experts believe it’s here to stay. In fact, the telehealth market in the U.S. is expected to surpass $25 billion within the next five years. 

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What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Telehealth

on June 4, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett

COVID-19 has caused a massive explosion in the adoption of telehealth across healthcare systems of all sizes and specialties. The U.S. telehealth market is expected to reach around $10 billion in 2020 with an 80 percent year-over-year growth due to the COVID-19 pandemic. What’s more, the telehealth market is predicted to exceed $175 billion in just six years by 2026.

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