10 Best Practices for Virtual Care

10 Best Practices for Virtual Care

Posted Aug 27, 2021 from

Over the past year, virtual care and telehealth have moved beyond an alternative care option to become a standard offering in many medical practices and hospitals. We have seen a 50% increase in the number of virtual health visits compared to 2019, new government policies are encouraging the expansion of virtualcare, and 90% of physicians say they have treated patients remotely. 

Virtual care is helping reach patients from cities and rural communities around the world. It is breaking down barriers, decreasing costs, and allowing a greater number of people to obtain the healthcare that they need, where they need it, and when they need it. In addition to providing better continuity of care and access for patients, virtual care is also supporting combat medics in the field and first responders by connecting them with physicians and experts, no matter their location. Using virtual care provides a first-hand view of the scene and allows on-site medics to instantly send vital information to distant care facilities

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