While healthcare has been on a virtualization march for decades, the COVID-19 pandemic has rushed forward significant changes in the way healthcare gets delivered. Front and center has been the emergence of telehealth services, where in-person appointments have given way to video calls. By some estimates, telehealth is up 83x over pre-pandemic levels.
In the episode, Greg Kefer and Justin Mardjuki discuss the telehealth phenomenon and how it fits into the broader virtualization push that’s transforming healthcare. There are countless patient touchpoints surrounding the actual physician interactions that are ripe for virtualization.
About the Digital Conversations Podcast Series
Conversational technology and patient engagement are two technology trends sweeping through the three trillion dollar healthcare industry. In these short, interactive discussions, industry experts talk about how and where innovation is impacting the customer experience at hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and the vast array of related services in the industry.