Since the global pandemics like COVID-19 and other natural disasters, the accelerating adoption of telehealth has proven its value in transforming healthcare organizations and improving patient experiences. With the help of telemedicine, the risk of spreading infectious diseases is lessened significantly.
According to a report from Fortune Business Insights, the global telehealth market stood at USD 144.38 billion in 2020. The market is projected to grow from USD 90.74 billion in 2021 to USD 636.38 billion in 2028 at a CAGR of 32.1% in the forecast period, 2021-2028. The rising adoption of telehealth services to combat the rapid spread of the COVID-19 infection will play a key role in boosting the market growth.
Telehealth is the application of digital information and communication technologies to provide healthcare services remotely. Technologies may include computers, and mobile devices, such as smartphones, tablets, and telehealth carts.
1. Live/Real-time (Synchronous) Telehealth: a two-way audiovisual link between a patient and a care provider. It allows patients to have face-to-face interactions with their healthcare providers remotely.
2. Store-and-Forward (Asynchronous) Telehealth: a health information gathering tool that collects recorded medical history, demographic data, and lab results, then transmits them to another health practitioner, usually a specialist.
3. Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM): utilizes wireless connected electronic devices to record patients; medical data so that healthcare providers can monitor their health condition remotely.
4. Mobile Health (mHealth): health care and public health information provided through mobile devices. The information may include general educational information, targeted texts, and notifications about disease outbreaks.
Telehealth technology offers a bridge to connect patients to healthcare providers at any place or time. While many healthcare providers realize its value, what is required to build and manage the telehealth program is often underestimated. Telehealth or telemedicine devices and carts are often the places where healthcare providers start their journey. Telehealth carts are designed to increase the access and timeliness of health care. Healthcare providers who work with telehealth carts can have patients’ information at their fingertips. Many healthcare organizations have achieved great success through telehealth carts. Embarking on your digital transformation journey and launching a telehealth program can be challenging. Here we have some tips on choosing a qualified telehealth cart: Choose the Best Medical Cart with Five Easy Tips!
NuboMed takes into consideration the efficiency and safety of the nurses, and the importance of telehealth when it comes to the workstations on wheels. We have developed a range of integrated mobile medical carts including telehealth carts and virtual visit carts designed specifically to meet the needs of different healthcare providers and hospitals. There are currently two different telehealth workstations catered to your facility’s needs:
S30X0i-Y is a telehealth cart (telemedicine cart) that provides a highly integrated computer with optional wireless 5G technology and solutions for telehealth applications that allow medical staff to connect virtually with patients using professional-grade video conference equipment. It features dual HD screens, a video camera, a built-in high-quality speaker, and a microphone that captures meticulous detail for patients, medical procedures, and lab reports.
The virtual visit cart X2000i-Y is small, lightweight, and easy to maneuver for the inpatient ward, ICU, quarantine area, and remote care delivery. It’s designed to allow visiting of patients through video calls without the need of holding a Tablet or touching a Cart. Additional features include wireless 5G recording of vitals, symptoms, medical history, reports, digital prescriptions, and third-party integrations, which connect high-quality medical resources without physical constraints.