While the adoption rate is growing, the fact is, the term Telemedicine has been around for a long time. So what makes it innovative?
For as long as there have been phones, there has been an ability for patients to connect with their doctors and nurses to get questions answered and some immediate help if required. Isn’t that pretty much telemedicine?
Perhaps at the very surface this is the case, but telemedicine really offers so much more and it is this “More” that makes it truly innovative.
The population is aging, and as obvious as that may seem, a large part of the boomer population is quickly nearing retirement. With this change of lifestyle, it is important that this large demographic stays physically and mentally active and connected by technology.
Wait, did we say connected by technology?