In the month of July, we’re placing focus on telehealth – the buzzword-turned-basic necessity in light of recent events. The tool, however, has held revolutionary power in healthcare for years, and early 2020 saw many providers and patients become privy to the idea. Telehealth platforms available today have matured for seamless, streamlined connection, making the delivery of care quicker, simpler, and more widespread. Coupled with other digital health initiatives like remote monitoring and wearable devices, telehealth continues to figuratively, and literally, push the boundaries of provider practice. With these two expert discussions, gain insight into future applications and adoption of the technology in our world of socially distant care.
Continue reading for a glimpse at our telehealth-forward July sessions. Register today for access to these innovative conversations and check our website frequently for updates and additional topic announcements!
July 2020 | Telehealth
July 7 | 1:00 PM | Session 1: The Versatility of Telehealth
In response to shockwaves sent through the healthcare system, telehealth has made a name for itself. But even before COVID-19, the platform was increasing access and allowing fuss-free visits in specialties ranging from neurology to genomics and plenty in between. Here panelists will speak to the versatility of this solution, and give their predictions for additional applications as a result of its newfound popularity.
July 21 | 1:00 PM | Session 2: Building the Digital Doctor’s Office
The utilization of telehealth is allowing providers to see more patients in the comfort of their own homes. But there are certain functional measurements a video platform alone cannot accommodate. To produce true meaningful data for the diagnosis and management of both short-term and chronic diseases, clinicians can deploy a suite of remote monitoring technologies. Hear from some experts bringing necessary context and color to virtual visits through safe, compliant, connected devices and initiatives.