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Capacity Management

6 Ways Telemedicine Can Help with Flu Season

By Capacity Management, Evidence-Based Telehealth, Future of Healthcare, Patient Engagement No Comments
100 years ago, a third of the world’s population became sick. One of the most disastrous pandemics in human history, the outbreak spread rapidly from nation to nation, infecting people even on remote islands. Today some experts believe it killed more people than both World Wars combined. The name of this...
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Removing Obstacles to Surgery Care with Telehealth

By Capacity Management, Cost Savings, General Interest, Patient Engagement, Remote Care, Specialty Care One Comment
In a given year, 48 million surgical inpatient procedures are performed. Because surgical care often requires specialized knowledge, many patients must travel beyond their local hospital or clinic to receive this needed care. But surgical care takes more than a single day at the hospital with a specialist, leaving many...
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Why Did it Take a Pandemic to Tell Patients About Telemedicine?

By Capacity Management, Patient Engagement, Provider Burnout, Virtual Care No Comments
Telehealth has been around for years. Why did it take a global crisis to wake up the healthcare industry? There’s only one surprise about Covid-19 and that’s everyone’s surprise at the severity of the ongoing catastrophe. We’ve known this was coming. The World Health Organization told us another influenza-like pandemic...
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