Tag: telehealth

Why Nursing Homes Need Telemedicine

Nursing home patients are the ones who need telemedicine the most. Post-acute nursing home patients who don’t see a physician or practised nurse are twice as likely to be readmitted or die within 30 days. Residents have to wait a long time to get admitted to a doctor. On average, patients wait 3.2 days to see a physician. In rural areas, that number jumps to 8.1 days. Many health issues …
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A Look at The Booming Business of Telemedicine

The pandemic changed the way different industries were run – a notable one being the healthcare industry. Telemedicine and telehealth have been booming as a result. Telehealth is a $20+ billion dollar industry – one that is expected to reach by $186.5 billion by 2026. Just why are telehealth and telemedicine on such a growth run? What is the difference between telehealth and telemedicine? Learn these answers and more in …
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Telehealth vs Telemedicine

COVID-19 has caused non-emergency medical services to close down for several weeks – this has made people start turning to online alternatives and start to utilize virtual appointments and telehealth services. In March 2020 alone, the Cleveland Clinic logged over 18 times their normal average monthly telemedicine visits – an astounding 60,000 visits were recorded. Numbers across the board of telehealth are skyrocketing. Zipnosis, over the course of 11 days …
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Telehealth and Wound Care in the Age of COVID-19

With COVID-19 taking the world by storm, many wound care patients are left in the dust. Skilled nursing homes have started to ban visitors, including outside wound care specialists, to try to protect the vulnerable patients inside. Wound patients are canceling at-home appointments and are rejecting clinic visits due to fear of quarantine. Post-operative patients are now requiring different ways for wound monitoring that do not require going to the …
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