Describe whether this promise will contribute to improvements in patient care outcomes, efficiencies, or data management. Be specific and provide examples. Telehealth is a method for providing healthcare services remotely by telephone or video to improve efficiency and patient access to healthcare (Patti & Denise, 2019). Within the last 10 years, the healthcare industry has seen significant development in information technology that is anticipated to expand even more (El-Miedany, 2017) . In 2015, my previous employer Virtua hospital selected Teladoc services to provide telemedicine services 24 hours a day for patients in wellness centers, primary care provider services, multiple hospitals, outpatient centers, and a variety of facilities, with access to board-certified physicians (Teladoc, 2015). This on-demand remote medical care via telephone and video conferencing technology gives patients the opportunity to speak with board-certified physicians that can diagnose problems such as respiratory infections, flu, allergy, UTIs, or skin issues a nytime or place
As home-based telehealth systems develop, observing patients’ outlook on Teladoc’s range of capabilities can be a potential challenge. Certain challenges such as technological restrictions and being monitored at home can make individuals feel less in control. While
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