15 min

Health Care Without Walls‪?‬ Until it's Fixed

    • Medicine

Getting care where and when you want it is a lot easier said than done, especially if you live in a rural or chronically underserved area. This year, we’ve learned out of necessity that telehealth solutions—technologies that enable virtual care—can help consumers access care outside of the doctor’s office or hospital. These capabilities predated the pandemic, but they weren’t widely used. Why is telehealth being embraced now, and what role will it play in the future of health care?

Getting care where and when you want it is a lot easier said than done, especially if you live in a rural or chronically underserved area. This year, we’ve learned out of necessity that telehealth solutions—technologies that enable virtual care—can help consumers access care outside of the doctor’s office or hospital. These capabilities predated the pandemic, but they weren’t widely used. Why is telehealth being embraced now, and what role will it play in the future of health care?

15 min