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IT Management

Not Everyone Is Ready for Telehealth

2020 14 Aug

With pandemic-induced lockdowns and travel curbs, telemedicine offers a safe and convenient way to meet the healthcare needs of patients without leaving their home. However, in the U.S., new research   shows many older adults (65 years and above) – who are more vulnerable to COVID-19 infection – are not ready for video visits mainly due to inexperience... Read more

IT Management

Survey: Widening IT Divide in Healthcare

2017 09 Jan

Despite the proliferation of high-tech medical gadgets and systems, a new U.S.-wide survey finds the digital divide is growing wider. Notably over the last 12 months patient adoption of healthcare technology dropped -- amid data hacking fears and a perceived lack of privacy protection by healthcare providers, according to the study by Black... Read more