Faced with challenges such as budget cuts, trade regulations and labor shortages, the healthcare industry is up against some rough times. Being a predominantly “hands on” industry, healthcare and medical professionals are being forced to use innovative metrics to streamline their business practices, without impairing the quality of service provided to clients and patients.
With a little help from modern day technological tools, such as video and web conferencing, healthcare providers are able to aggressively confront industry related challenges, improve patient outreach and take worldwide healthcare to a whole new level.
Extended patient demographics and access – On July 2, 2010 an announcement released by the Obama Administration stated that $800 Million in funding will be allocated to expand broadband connections and telemedicine to rural and underserved regions. With easy online access, medical professionals can now use video and web conferencing to provide remote diagnoses and care to a larger geographical scope of patients. Read more »