With just over 500,000 doctors in the United States and over 328 million citizens it stands to reason that some form of remote healthcare diagnostics is required in order to keep up with the demand. This is what drives the innovations around telemedicine and remote patient monitoring.
As most people are still evaluating and setting a few New Year’s Resolutions, it may be time to add a few to your list as a medical professional. While the pandemic doesn’t seem to be lessening any restrictions, it looks like the need for remote access to care is going to continue to be the norm as we dive deeper into 2021. The need for digital medicine goes beyond just televisits and extends into the entire ambulatory patient care journey.
While the US government has taken steps throughout the years to improve healthcare in various forms, it is the 21st Century Cures Act that has had some of the most impact on the digitization of healthcare. The original act was passed in 2016and now the 2.0 version is set for 2021.
From all of us at Noteworth, we would just like to extend a huge note of gratitude to all of our existing customers as well as all of our potentially new customers and partners reading this blog today.
As 2020 comes to a close, it is time to take stock of ongoing market dynamics (i.e. pandemic requirements), growth, patient expectations and the level of digital transformation your healthcare organization has undergone and is prepared to further adopt. Digital Medicine has become table stakes and organizations not already started down this path will find themselves at serious risk in 2021. The time is now to evaluate and put in place technologies that can dramatically improve your patient care journey.
We wanted to give you more reasons to come back to https://noteworth.com frequently, so we have revamped and relaunched our website. In addition to the latest Noteworth offerings for all things Digital Medicine, you can now find more resources and timely content to keep you informed and educated on what’s important for you to succeed in your role in improving your patient’s care journey while reducing operating costs and opening new avenues for billing.
Unless a person has Münchausen syndrome they will probably feel like the majority of the population who dread going to the doctor. Right or wrong, they may believe that a doctor or hospital visit means some form of pain or potentially bad news combined with long waits and more often than not, a rather unpleasant experience. These beliefs are directly related to perceptions of the patient care journey based on their previous experience. The good news is that can all change thanks to advances in Digital Medicine.