There has been a rather seismic shift to telemedicine across the healthcare in response to the challenges the pandemic brought. I have written about my experience with telemedicine here. Many clinicians wrote back. Not surprisingly, they reported, younger patients seemed to embrace telemedicine more easily and even enthusiastically. Within the right set of circumstances, telemedicine can work really well for most. For example, see this. … Continue reading The Digital Divide: telemedicine and the elderly.
“What is especially sobering is to see that all three pillars that support intrinsic motivation (below) – the primary driver of physicians’ behaviour – have been reconfigured and altered by the healthcare system changes of the last few decades” Continue reading Physician Burnout and the Pandemic
The potential benefits of #telemedicine are many and easy to appreciate during normal times; but as our experience grew in the first weeks of the #COVID19 #pandemic, it became clear that telemedicine is not for everyone. Continue reading Are You Wearing Your White Coat?