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The Year of Telehealth: How Digital Health Will Shape Healthcare Beyond 2020

By Alana Jenkins, Marketing Manager | Posted on November 30, 2020 

Telehealth has been taken on a wild ride in 2020, but its future has never looked brighter. It’s paved the way for digital health for years to come now that most healthcare providers are expanding all of their digital health options during the pandemic.

As we look to 2021 and beyond, here are some of the ways that digital health is making a powerful impact on the future of healthcare delivery.

Broadening Appeal of Digital Health Tools

How many patients used telehealth before the pandemic? There were some, but not too many.

In the PatientBond Consumer Diagnostic, a nationwide study that looks at the attitudes and behaviors of healthcare consumers, only 11.6% of consumers had used telehealth previously for their care. Now, nearly a third of patients are likely to use telehealth as part of their care plan.



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