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The Benefits of Telehealth Care During the Pandemic

March 16, 2021

Telehealth has become a basic need for much of the population during COVID-19. This is especially true for people who are in quarantine and isolation in a care facility. Telehealth services through Care2Talk are able to facilitate the strategies of public health mitigation during the pandemic by treating patients, while at the same time increasing and promoting social distancing. These services and video communication methods are a much safer option and can reduce the risk of potential infectious exposure in public places such as doctors’ offices and other treatment facilities. Care2Talk offers one of the best ways to video call during the pandemic. Audio and video communication has now become a breeze and our simple-to-use tablets are extremely user-friendly and have a smart display that is easy for the senior to use. 

With the outbreak of COVID-19 public health has been a huge international concern. The disease has had a ripple effect and has affected people’s physical health, the economy, and the well-being of many elderly patients who even before the pandemic battled to deal with the day-to-day formalities of normal life.

Now, more than ever people who are suffering from behavioral health, dementia,and Alzheimer’s may need therapy. But, with social isolation being a part ofour new normal can this be achieved?

The answer to this question is a relatively new video communication known as Telehealth medicine. Telehealth is an effective option that is widely being used to fight the outbreak of COVID-19 as well as treat other health issues amongst the elderly. The benefits of Telehealth are exponential and make use of services that do not require a direct patient-to-provider interaction.

Telehealth is one of the biggest trends to hit the world when it comes to addressing any kind of therapy that may be needed for an elderly patient and is greatly beneficial to both patients and practices alike. In the world of technology using Care2Talk to access doctorscan enable practices to streamline their services to benefit both the elderly patient and the professional. 

Why Choose Telehealth?

Telehealth has become a basic need for much of the population during COVID-19. This is especially true for people who are in quarantine and isolation in a care facility.

Telehealth services through Care2Talk are able to facilitate the strategies of public health mitigation during the pandemic by treating patients, while at the same time increasing and promoting social distancing. 

These services and video communication methods are a much safer option and can reduce the risk of potential infectious exposure in public places such as doctors’ offices and other treatment facilities.

Care2Talk offers one of the best ways to video call during the pandemic. Audio and video communication has now become a breeze and our simple-to-use tablets are extremely user-friendly and have a smart display that is easy for the senior to use. 

Telehealth During the Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic has created widespread panic within the healthcare system, telehealth has come up as one of the key options to help healthcare providers and doctors react better to theneeds of their elderly patients.

Care2Talk has made a positive impact on many medical services during the pandemic and is being used in a variety of ways. Utilizing the services that Care2Talk has to offer can significantly help to reduce the need for health-related visits to doctors or specialists both locally and across state lines.

The Benefits of Care2Talk and Healthcare

For the Elderly Patient

Cost Efficient

Patients who use the Care2Talk for  their health needs invest less time in clinics and can significantly save on  costs. Not having to travel is also significantly beneficial for the aged who  are most times not able to drive themselves. Much simpler for individuals with disabilities to get the care that they so  desperately need. It also has the ability to improve access to those people  who live in inaccessible areas and to patients who are physically compromised  and cannot travel.

Improved Availability

Much simpler for individuals with  disabilities to get the care that they so desperately need. It also has the  ability to improve access to those people who live in inaccessible areas and  to patients who are physically compromised and cannot travel.

Preventive Care

Care2Talk has made it easier for individuals to access  preventive care so as to improve their long-term wellbeing. This platform is  also invaluable for patients who are battling to overcome monetary or  geographic obstructions as well as have easy access to their care providers.

Easily Accessible

Care2Talk enables patients to get medical  care from the safety of their own homes or care homes during the pandemic.  Due to COVID-19 and the surge of infections worldwide telehealth has become  significantly beneficial to many healthcare facilities and patients alike.

Less COVID transmission 

Going to the doctor’s office and  being around individuals who may be infected can have disastrous consequences  for those who already have a weak immune system. Telehealth eliminates the  danger of getting COVID-19 at the doctor’s office.

For the Health Care Provider

Efficiency

Care2Talk within care homes can assist the clinical work-process ability and can help to treat and foster faster healthcare delivery. Specialists can focus on each case and can store and use valuable information in order to make informed decisions about their patient’s well-being.
This is incredibly important when it comes to the aged and any ailments that they may be facing during the pandemic.

Reduced No-show Patients

Using Care2Talk for Telehealth in the elderly has been able to significantly reduce the amount of no-show patients in many facilities. Even before the pandemic, many facilities would battle to get patients who lived too far away to attend treatment. 

With Care2Talk a simple phone call or click of a button can connect patients to their healthcare providers.

Other Benefits 

Maintaining continuity of care as much as possible can avoid additional potential negative consequences from delayed preventive and routine care. Further to this, remote access to healthcare services has been shown to increase participation for those who are medically or socially vulnerable.

The remote access of Care2Talks technology can also preserve many patient-provider relationships whilein-person visits are not feasible. 

 

The Care2Talk's application can be used to:

 

·   Screen patients who may have symptoms of COVID-19 and advise on the appropriate treatment of symptoms.

·   Provide low-risk care for non-COVID-19 related conditions and identify those persons who need additional medical consultation or assessment.

·   Allow patients access to primary care providers and specialists such as mental and behavioral health specialists to treat chronic health conditions.

·   Provide support for patients managing chronic health conditions such as diabetes,weight management, and nutrition counselling.

·   Allow patients to have remote access to physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other such therapies as a hybrid approach to in-person care.

·   Monitor clinical signs of certain chronic medical conditions through remote assessment.

·   Manage patients who have difficulty accessing care such as those living in rural areasor senior citizens who have limited mobility and are vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic.

·   The ability to follow up with patients after hospitalization.

·   Provide care to residents who are residing in long-term care clinics and facilities.

Care2Talk Promotes Well-being

The necessary Coronavirus containment measures such as physical distancing and the closure of public spaces has made it harder for people with substance use disorders to seek help, keep up their treatment regimen, or have access to social support groups. 

Care2Talk has the ability to transform health care both locally and internationally. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it critical to develop and enhance advanced video calling solutions. The simple to use tablet for seniors allows for easy facetime and video communication with others.

Care2Talk allows for the ability of integration in care homes by using their application directly within the internal systems of the care home. 

Senior citizens are able to have contact with not only family and friends, but also with the care home administration, care-aide, kitchen, and in-house doctor. This can make all the difference when it comes to maintaining the emotional health of both patients and caregivers in the care home environment during Covid-19. 

Care2Talk is a one-touch solution when connecting to loved ones.

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