Telehealth is changing the healthcare business. It wasn’t until the 2020 pandemic when patients began turning to telehealth, even though experts have been promoting its benefits for years. The potential is huge: It is estimated that 20% of emergency room visits and 24% of office and outpatient visits could be shifted to virtual care delivery.1 The question is how quickly providers are able to adapt and begin offering telemedicine solutions and in return receive added value and lower costs. Siemens Healthineers has the solutions and experience to help healthcare systems thrive in an ever-changing healthcare environment. Benefits include reduced pressure on hospital emergency departments, more efficient allocation of healthcare resources, and thus patient experience.
8 Benefits of Telehealth and Why You Should Be Paying Attention
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many changes, patriculary when it comes to healthcare. Now more than ever have health systems been forced to look at the patient journey with a heavy emphasis on safety - not only that of the patient...
In the last year, studies have revealed that around 20% of healthcare services could be virtualized, equating to approximately $250 billion in expenditure.1 The Digital Health City shows how common problems can be improved through digitalization and telehealth. Select a place on the map to discover more.
How the COVID-19 pandemic leads to a significant acceleration of digitalization in healthcare.
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