COVID-19 and Teledentistry: An Unexpected Outcome of the Pandemic
With stay-at-home orders and dental clinics closures, 35% of people say they’ve already missed a dental appointment due to the pandemic. With telemedicine adoption in hyper-drive – telehealth visits surged 50% and virtual health interactions are on pace to exceed one billion by the end of 2020. Teledentistry is being thrust into the spotlight, emerging not only as a solution during the era of social distancing, but also as a growing health trend. To learn more, we conducted an interview with Dr. Sean Boynes, VicePresident, Health Improvement for the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement. Click the play button below to listen to the interview.
QLess CEO Kevin Grauman mentioned in this article that the reality is until there are a few billion doses of a reliable vaccine, we are still living in a world defined by the pandemic. There is no “post” about it. And in this new world, making people wait in line is the height of corporate irresponsibility. It’s why in-store retail is being supplanted by deliveries and curbside pickup. It’s why state agencies are allowing more and more administrative work to be done online. And it’s why hospitals—the epicenter of the COVID crisis—are moving to line-free options for their patients. To learn more, we conducted an interview with Kevin.
Technology has already changed our daily lives in ways that would have been thought impossible just a few decades ago. Medical technology specifically has come a long way, but it still has a long way to go. The advent of artificial intelligence will inevitably lead to major advancements in medical science that can help doctors predict and better understand diseases before they threaten lives. Here is a look at how AI could be used to help in the fight against life-threatening illnesses.
A quality compliance management software is essential for any company to succeed — and it is especially important in the healthcare industry. Compliance software can help you implement and manage protocols on patient safety. The software can also help ensure confidentiality and security of patients’ information, which are necessary to meet HIPAA’s Privacy Rule and Security Rule.
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