How Patient Perspectives on Telehealth are Changing

As providers grapple with the question of whether telehealth services can provide sufficient care as a substitute for an in-person visit, the global telehealth market is moving forward with or without them. Projections expect the market to multiply by more than 3x by 2025 – to $130.5 billion. 

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth was being adopted at a snail's pace. Today, providers have had no choice but to adopt some form of remote communication with their patients in order to stay afloat. Although the pandemic was the catalyst, there have been many factors that have been slowly moving the healthcare industry toward telehealth, the greatest being patient demand.

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Topics: telehealth

Spotlight: How do physicians use Telehealth during coronavirus?

Hi, my name is Kai Rivera, and I am the Project & Implementation Specialist at Purview.

Over the past month we have shared with you the free of charge services and products Purview is offering to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our goal is electronic Access, Collaboration and Sharing of medical records wherever necessary for any person or organization who may need it.

Now, we want to highlight a few of our existing customers who have used Purview's solutions to navigate the hurdles that COVID-19 has presented to their practice: 

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Topics: Purview PACS solutions, Mobile Access to Medical Images, covid-19, telehealth

Should my subspecialist practice offer remote second opinions?

The trend had already begun, but the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has kicked it into overdrive.

Subspecialists are adopting telemedicine technology to provide their expertise to patients they never even meet. Sound exotic? It’s not. The Washington Post projects over 1 billion telehealth visits by the end of 2020. Subspecialists are finding a growing opportunity to expand their domain to patients who otherwise might not have this specialization available to them.

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Topics: second opinion, subspecialists, telehealth

Is my hospital prepared to offer remote second opinions?

Many hospitals that have relied solely on their brick and mortar facilities are now realizing that their physical location is only a part of the health care arsenal they can wield. While hospital facilities are valuable, rare and difficult to reproduce, they often limit their accessibility to those that are geographically local and sufficiently mobile to take advantage of an in-person visit. Beyond the physical structure, the most valuable asset that the hospital employs are its expert physicians. With the appropriate digital infrastructure, their expertise can be deployed well beyond the four walls of the facility.

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Topics: healthcare technology, Expert View, digital health, telemedicine, telehealth, hospitals

Which Teleradiology solutions are available for free during this pandemic?

Purview is offering a number of our full service solutions without charge to those who need it during this pandemic. We hosted our third and final Purview Webinar information session today about our Purview Image Teleradiology solution. Click here to view the recording.

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Topics: Purview Solutions, teleradiologists, telemedicine, covid-19, telehealth, hospitals

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