AVIA Bulletin – Vaccines are here: Here’s how digital is playing a role
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When Olivia Newton-John sang about getting physical, there was no way she could predict a world of computers, smart phones, Tik Tok, memes, WebMD, or a pandemic. So, we suggest a 2021 update: let’s get virtual.
In this week’s bulletin, we’ll explore the virtual health landscape, brought into the spotlight by COVID-19, and examine what the “new normal” of virtual health will look like. Let’s jump in.
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“Our Members are off to the races in 2021 with virtual visits. We’re seeing them set targets to deliver between 10-25% of care virtually and explore new care and staffing models to support these efforts. We expect the technology market to continue to move rapidly this year, and that health systems will expand their work in other virtual health capabilities including virtual triage and specialist consults.” – Kathryn Austin, Director, Center for Consumerism
While virtual visits make it easier for physicians to meet with their patients, it doesn’t mean that patients have stopped trying to self-diagnose, as this Reddit user proves:
“My mom took my sister and me to the doctor when we were kids because we had weird bumps all over the back of our tongues. We were diagnosed with tastebuds.” – /u/tacosplusmequals