Call it the house call for the 21st century. Thanks to advances in technology and data gathering, this will be the year that “virtual care” becomes commonplace—with chronically ill patients enrolling in AI-enhanced programs that allow doctors and clinicians to check in with patients, diagnose ailments, and prescribe treatment without having to meet face-to-face.
In fact, advances have already been made in this area, and a proposed new rule allowing Medicare Advantage beneficiaries to access tele-health from home points the way toward how it’s likely to only grow. Gartner predicts that by 2023, emergency room visits will be reduced by 20 million thanks to such advances. And for another look at what’s on the horizon, here are 25 Expert Predictions About the Future That Will Excite You.To discover more amazing secrets about living your best life, click here to follow us on Instagram!