- Type: Article
- Author: Laura Boniello Miller
- Date: March 2017
Dealing with illness & the health care system is rarely easy. New technologies can help people to more easily manage their care. Due to shake ups in insurance and an aging population, healthcare providers are utilizing new technologies to reduce costs and provide more efficient access to medical services, care, & information. Teleconferencing is one such technology that is used to improve care and patient outcomes.
Telehealth Technology Provides Access to Healthcare
Doctors may wish to care for people who do not have access to more metropolitan & research oriented institutions & facilities. Individuals in rural areas deserve the same care that people in more densely populated areas take for granted. Skilled nursing facilities, senior housing, and nursing homes often serve patients who need more assistance or expertise than is currently available to them.