Predicting COVID-19’s Long-Term Effects

Per a Definitive Healthcare survey of more than 2,300 providers and healthcare IT leaders, 23% indicated telehealth will have the greatest impact on the healthcare landscape in the next year. Of the following trends, which do you think will have the greatest impact on the healthcare industry in the year ahead? In what area do you [...]

2020-08-01T10:47:57-04:00August 1st, 2020|

Forecasting 2020 Medicine

In a new survey from Caring Advisor, older adults were more satisfied with the experience of virtual visits as compared with other age groups. Survey respondents also indicated they were most comfortable completing virtual appointments with their primary care physician (74.5%), psychiatrist (70.1%), allergist (62%), gastroenterologist (53.5%) and infectious disease specialist (53.1%).  Top concerns about virtual visits included [...]

2020-08-01T10:46:29-04:00August 1st, 2020|

Telehealth Use Among Older Adults Before and During COVID-19

A poll from the University of Michigan’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation of more than 2,000 adults aged 50 to 80 finds an increase in telehealth visits from 4% as of May 2019 to 26% between March and June 2020. Other significant findings include: They feel very or somewhat comfortable with video conferencing technologies: 64%, up [...]

2020-08-01T10:42:08-04:00August 1st, 2020|
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