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  • Will the COVID-19 pandemic transform how people feel about telehealth?
  • Will the COVID-19 pandemic transform how people feel about telehealth?
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Will COVID-19 change attitudes to telehealth?

Before the coronavirus pandemic, both health providers and patients were reluctant to embrace telehealth, despite the convenience. But attitudes are changing as people see the benefits of going remote. What can brands do to provide the quality of care people expect, but from a distance?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has most Americans sheltering in place to avoid spreading the disease, venturing out only for essentials. It’s a difficult state of affairs, particularly for people with chronic illnesses as they are more likely to require hospitalization if they contract the disease. In fact, 94% of people who were hospitalized in New York City in late March and early April 2020 had an underlying illness. [1] "It's terrible to have cancer in the time of corona," says Sassy Outwater-Wright, who is fighting brain cancer for the third time in the midst of the pandemic. ...

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