The COVID-19 pandemic and the social distancing it brought is changing the way the doctors at Excellence Medical Center interact with their Cape Coral, Florida, patients. Christine Mackie, MD, and other healthcare professionals at the medical center were well-positioned to for the impact with their continued use of telemedicine through Anelto Remote Care instead of face-to-face visits for routine care of their elder patients.
National Small Business Week was created to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs and small business owners across the U.S. I think we can all agree that they’re the backbone of our economy and often the go-to example of the American dream in action. AND something that I see every day is that small businesses are also important leaders of innovation—the brave, the curious, and the creative types pushing our world forward. They’re asking the right questions, experimenting with new techniques, and looking for better, more efficient ways to make technology work for the world.
While telemonitoring is often facilitated through tablets or smartphones using the internet, AT&T (NYSE: T) and remote patient monitoring company Anelto Health are hoping to change the game with their new in-home technology for seniors.
The number of Americans ages 65 and older is projected to more than double from 46 million in 2016 to over 98 million by 2060. And the 65-and-older age group’s share of the total population will increase to nearly 24 percent from 15 percent1.