Telemedicine is here to stay: How the barriers are breaking down

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When social distancing was first implemented in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine appeared to be a temporary replacement for some healthcare visits. People still came in for appointments when in-person care was essential, but if the problem could be solved online, it was solved online. This raises the immediate question: if these problems can be solved online, why not keep solving them online? Historically, telemedicine has been impeded by three main barriers: applicability, lack of insurance coverage, and technology. However, with COVID and innovation as accelerators, telemedicine is breaking through.

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ER contributes to The Digital Health Coalition’s newest POV: Mapping out your Privacy-First Marketing Strategy

Focused on privacy-first marketing strategy, DHC captures input from 20 leading digital marketing experts including Alison Hoskinson who provided her thoughts on the future of publisher-owned first-party data. Read more here: https://digitalhealthcoalition.org/pov-mapping-out-privacy-first-marketing-strategy-nov-2020/