«Telehealth is giving a whole new meaning to the term “house call” as the technology connecting doctor and patient is expanding to include primary care visits to cancer care.»

«While the coronavirus put a stop to many in-person doctors’ appointments, it also spurred innovation in the health industry. Mobile apps, online portals, even basic telephone calls are being used in unprecedented ways by Washington metro area patients. Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic said the spike reached 1,000,000 video visits at the end of January with a “3,700 percent increase in all telehealth services from 2019 to 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.”»

Article written by Victoria Sanchez