How Healthcare Organizations Can Break Down Barriers to Care
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced major changes around the globe and in every industry. In healthcare, organizations have had to accelerate many of their digital transformation initiatives to speed up deployment of operations such as telehealth.
In addition to challenges around access to technology, we’ve seen a high rate of mental health issues during the pandemic, especially among children.
But the bigger challenge is to deliver this access to people in their homes. We are looking to expand our effort to the community in different ways. One program would install telehealth kiosks at regional clinics that Seattle Children’s operates. This would give patients access to cameras and telehealth technology that can put them in touch with healthcare professionals for the services they need, including mental health.
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