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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Video consultation is here to stay and is the base of telemedicine pyramid

The private health sector in Argentina seeks to generate models to be installed as an effective usual practice even outside the pandemic, and digital experiences are maintained. At the same time, during 2020 the fiber business for hospitals grew by up to 40%.

The private health industry agrees that video call consultations are here to stay, especially for chronic patients who need to renew medication, or for routine check-ups that do not require an in-person doctor-patient appointment. As Daniel Luna, CIO of the Italian Hospital states, the question now is how to get it to be installed as usual practice: It is necessary to generate models so that it is effective even outside the pandemic, so that digital experiences are maintained".

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