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Healthcare & Technology: Few Predictions for 2021

We all know how frustrating last year was. But, would you believe if you heard COVID-19 did some good too? No way… COVID-19 did it in a few months which entrepreneurs, activists, and doctors could not accomplish in years: design a healthcare system that actually thinks, cares, and works for the patients instead health insurance […]

Telemedicine & Health Insurance Coverage

Telehealth was a matter of rarity last year. This year, amidst the pandemic situation, it has emerged to be a common practice. When the pandemic started, the usage of telehealth went up from around 13,000 visits per week to about 1.7 million. This was only among Medicare recipients. During mid-March and mid-June, when the pandemic […]

Health-Tech Predictions for 2021

We say, a new year comes with new hope. But we have not meant it like this year ever. The pandemic has accelerated the adoption of virtual health and digital healthcare by at least three years. The healthcare industry has fast-forwarded in several areas including telehealth, artificial intelligence, and remote monitoring to offer patients peace […]

How COVID-19 is Triggering Innovation in the Healthcare Market

The rapid increase in COVID-19 cases has forced healthcare providers to adapt to new ways for patient testing and other healthcare aspects. Amidst the crisis the pandemic has created, there’s also a silver lining. Implementation of technology has been on massive growth, and telemedicine has gained massive popularity among people throughout the country. The healthcare […]

Telemedicine: The Positive & Negative Impacts

The COVID-19 pandemic has made virtual care a normal thing in the healthcare industry. In 2019, around half of the outpatient hospitals offered telehealth services, whereas only one-third of the inpatient hospitals offered virtual care. However, the numbers have exploded in 2020. More than 41 million telehealth claims were filed between April and July 2020, […]

COVID-19: What Tele-health Visits Mean for Doctors

The recent pandemic situation has forced many physicians into telemedicine visits. Even though, having telemedicine visits covered by insurance plans is a huge win, many doctors have been struggling to get reimbursed for these visits. The reimbursement for tele-health visits in this pandemic situation has increased rapidly as compared to the last few years. However, […]