According to the Royal College of Physicians, a quarter of UK doctors revealed that on any given day 10-20% of their new patients didn’t need to attended an outpatient clinic; and 28% add that 10-20% of their follow-up patients could have been seen using an alternative to face-to-face consultation.
Outpatient populations across the globe are booming. Spurred by a move away from traditional healthcare settings and the Covid-19 pandemic, the way patients receive care is quickly evolving.
And while this signifies a positive change in some areas, elsewhere improvements are being constrained by a climate of increasing skills shortages, budget deficits, and inefficient, disconnected, operating environments.
Healthcare leaders are key to addressing these challenges and driving wide-scale improvements in outpatient care by embracing an evolving digital technology ecosystem, underpinned by the power of a dynamic and flexible digital workforce.
In this eBook, we’ll explore the key challenges, opportunities, and real-life examples that help to demonstrate how this ecosystem can be applied to your healthcare organizations so that your staff can do more of what really counts: delivering outstanding outpatient care.
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