Patricia Chadwick

Telemedicine is a Godsend

During this pandemic, the benefits of technology have come to the fore – from giant multinational enterprises to small entrepreneurial organizations, across a broad array of industries both domestically and globally – allowing hundreds of millions of employees to work remotely, thus averting what surely could have been a massive global economic depression. Health care has been a primary participant, allowing patient visits without the risk of spreading COVID-19.

In the Midst of a Global Healthcare Crisis……. Keep in Mind One Important Positive

Before the outbreak of COVID-19, there was an estimate that somewhere between 8 and 10 million of the nearly 160 million people employed in the U.S., were working from home. That figure pales in comparison to the tectonic overnight shift in the workplace. Perhaps as many as 50 million (or more even) Americans, over the last couple of weeks, have migrated from the office to some space in their home.