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IT Management

Telemedicine for Type 1 Diabetes During COVID-19

2020 05 Sep

The current pandemic has led to increased use of telemedicine, allowing delivery of care with no person-to-person contact, in line with physical distancing measures to prevent further spread of coronavirus.   You might also like: Bright Ideas   A new survey study (Scott et al. 2020) zeroed in on telemedicine use among people living... Read more

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

Executive Health Management

Virtual Consultations: Now or Never

2020 11 May

Summary: The use of virtual consultation and telemedicine is expanding rapidly due to the coronavirus crisis. Patients want to avoid hospitals and the health system prefers to keep non-infected patients away from hospitals to reduce congestion. Oliver Wyman consulting ensures that more than 50% of medical appointments worldwide have been provided... Read more