A mere five years ago, telehealth was slowly making its presence known, used by less than 20% of healthcare facilities in the U.S. However, during the coronavirus outbreak, that number skyrocketed 154% within the first weeks of April.
Before the pandemic, new healthcare technologies such as telehealth and clinal mobile devices were already making an impact worldwide. However, now as we continue to move through unprecedented demands, the push for innovation has been superseded by the need for agile practicality. Results shared at the Becker’s 5th Annual Health IT + Revenue Cycle Conference indicate that healthcare facilities both big and small are still struggling with: