Healthcare is always going to be a hot topic, especially as the science and technology industries make exciting advancements in healthcare solutions. Science is giving us smarter health options and we are living longer as a result. By 2030, the senior population is expected to surge, and over one billion people will be 65 or older. As the population matures and increases, so increases the need to be connected with the right preventative healthcare specialists.
Technology is making access to healthcare easier than ever. Telehealth solutions are connecting us with important wellness resources. When one in five Americans live in nonmetropolitan areas, visual collaboration plays a huge role in preventative healthcare efforts. Rural residents are less likely than their urban counterparts to receive recommended preventive services and on average report fewer visits to health care providers. Telehealth can eliminate that distance and bring anyone, anywhere, the knowledge and care they need to stay healthy.
Today, we champion healthcare over sick care. Patients aren't just looking for treatments anymore. They’re stepping away from waiting until sickness arrives and proactively pushing forward to seek out preventative care. It’s important that today’s health professionals embrace preventative practices and adopt technologies that reach and educate people. One of the best ways to do this is through the innovations of telehealth, where healthcare professionals can offer constant care and provide immediate feedback on the best way for people to foster a ‘better you’. Better coordination with healthcare specialists results in better, happier outcomes for all people.
Watch our expert overview on telehealth to get the latest information on telehealth solutions, and be sure to check out the Polycom telehealth solutions that will help you connect patients to the preventative care they need.