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COVID-19 Remote Monitoring: How Safe Is It?

2021 03 Apr

A new study from the University of Toronto presents the results of implementing a multidisciplinary, family medicine-led remote monitoring programme for outpatients with COVID-19.   You might also like: A new report shows the growing adoption levels for certain categories of digital health tools and populations, and looks into the matters... Read more

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Focal Points of Mastering Telemedicine

2021 29 Mar

With telehealth seeing a boost due to the COVID-19 pandemic and expected to continue to grow in the future, what do healthcare professionals need to know to successfully work with this format?   You might also like: A new report shows the growing adoption levels for certain categories of digital health tools and populations, and... Read more

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COVID-19 and Telehealth

2021 27 Mar

A massive cohort study of over 36 million U.S. patients looks into how ambulatory care patterns changed considering the rise in virtual care in the first months since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.   You might also like: The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated growth in the use of telemedicine but there are differences... Read more

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Pandemic and Digital Health: Growth, Gaps and Challenges

2021 05 Mar

A new report shows the growing adoption levels for certain categories of digital health tools and populations, and looks into the matters of patient data sharing, including the COVID-19 data.   You might also like: The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated growth in the use of telemedicine, but not in all populations. Learn more... Read more

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ENISA Procurement Recommendations on Cybersecurity

2021 25 Feb

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) has released cybersecurity guidelines for hospitals when procuring services, products and infrastructure, identifying relevant threats and risks and mapping good practices.   You might also like: ENISA director, Juhan Lepassaar, explains how the COVID-19 pandemic has... Read more

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Pandemic-Driven Uptake of Virtual Care in Canada

2021 11 Feb

A team of Canadian researchers analysed the shift from office to virtual care early on in the COVID-19 pandemic and identified the degree of change in various patient populations.   You might also like: Not Everyone Is Ready for Telehealth   The pandemic has caused significant changes in how care is delivered, and a turn to telemedicine... Read more

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Sociodemographic Differences in Virtual Care Adoption

2020 08 Dec

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated growth in the use of telemedicine, which helps curb the further spread of the virus. However, as shown in a new U.S. study (Gilson et al. 2020), there are differences in how patients use virtual visits (telephone vs. video) based on sociodemographic factors such as age, sex, race, digital literacy and insurance.... Read more