Pandemic lessons: Digitising everyday living is a must for healthcare

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Telehealth or telemedicine, refers to the provision of remote clinical services by healthcare professionals, wherein they evaluate, diagnose and treat patients through real-time two-way communication using either a phone or computer/laptop.
Telehealth or telemedicine, refers to the provision of remote clinical services by healthcare professionals, wherein they evaluate, diagnose and treat patients through real-time two-way communication using either a phone or computer/laptop.

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We have witnessed patients deferring seeking healthcare, the disruption of routine health services and health professionals perceiving themselves as possible biological hazards to others, including their loved ones.

The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic interrupted standard operating procedures and how services get accessed, including barring visitor privileges for family members of in-patients.

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