Vaccinations are up and COVID-19 cases continue to decline, but healthcare will forever be changed by the pandemic. The telehealth revolution is upon us, and health disparities are finally being addressed. Doctors and patients are working together to define what constitutes “necessary” healthcare. Discover what else the future holds for healthcare in a post-pandemic world.
Medical practices incorporate digital apps to improve online scheduling, send appointment reminders, and provide telemedicine options. And physicians now have entire medical libraries at their fingertips to confirm a diagnosis, check drug interactions, and collaborate with other HCPs. Here are some of the most popular medical apps for doctors, nurses, and medical students.
The survey demonstrates the rapid adoption of telemedicine, with 48% of physicians respondents reporting that they are now treating patients through telemedicine, but the pandemic is also creating significant disruption as some physicians are furloughed and others consider practice changes.
As a result of COVID-19, many physicians had to provide telemedicine services in a matter of weeks, if not days. A major accomplishment, for sure. But are you getting paid for your hard work? Read on to find out how you can ensure you are being compensated for the work you’ve been doing.
Beyond converting to telehealth platforms and limiting in-office visits, the Best Practices Committee of the NCCN shares essential approaches to help mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 among patients with cancer and the health care workers who treat them.