One of the greatest challenges in healthcare for providers continues to be chronic disease management in the United States. According to a recent report on chronic diseases provided by the NCBI, it has been estimated that approximately half the adult population in the US suffers from chronic conditions, and close to about 33% of the entire population is currently living with more than one chronic condition.
For the ones suffering from chronic ailments, the delay or failure to gain access to on-time care can result in serious health risks. For avoiding these outcomes, healthcare facilities and organizations are seeking better ways to provide safe chronic care management to their patients. Here, telehealth plays a crucial role, as healthcare providers can offer chronic care management services to their patients from a distance with assistance from smart tools. Hence, reducing visits in-person.
Let’s take a look at how telehealth is propelling chronic care management.
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