How COVID-19 is Rapidly Evolving Telehealth

Posted by Nicole Furnari, Marketing Specialist on May 13, 2020

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The healthcare industry is evolving rapidly due to the COVID-19 global outbreak. The technology used to communicate between doctors and patients ranges from simple telephone calls in place of visits to face-to-face video calls and even robot doctors. There has been a sudden boom in telehealth visits and enhancements in technology within the industry. Video chatting has been one of the safest means of communication between physicians, nurses, and patients in COVID-19 testing facilities and other urgent care centers on the frontlines. It allows healthcare workers to protect themselves from potentially contagious patients during this global pandemic, ultimately slowing the spread of the virus. Remote appointments are also being held for non-urgent visits, by both video calls and regular telephone calls. 

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Topics: Remote Workers, healthcare industry, Video Phones, web meetings, IPVideoTalk, Telehealth, telemedicine