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The Covid-19 pandemic changed the trajectory of telehealth—maybe forever.
- 70%: Surveyed doctors who say they will use telehealth more after trying it during the pandemic (via QZ)
- 95%: Health centers able to provide telemedicine care during Covid, compared to 43% in 2019 (via CDC)
- 238%: 2020 increase in US telehealth investments (via QZ)
- 443%: Expected growth in mental health teletherapy in the next five years (via QZ)
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Access Physicians, a division of SOC Telemed, is a leading telemedicine physician group, serving hundreds of hospitals in 24 states.
In 2020, with Covid-19 lockdown orders in place, enterprise-grade mobility from AT&T Business helped 600+ doctors from Access Physicians treat virtual patients via telemedicine carts and tablets connected to both Wi-Fi and cellular, for reliable network redundancy.
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Access Physicians, a division of SOC Telemed, brings dedicated specialists to hospitals of any size using telemedicine. During the Covid-19 pandemic, they used enterprise-grade connectivity from AT&T Business to enhance telemedicine in three ways:
Promoting redundant connections between patients and physicians.
A Bring-Your-Own-Device model
Turning anybody’s tablet, phone, or computer into a telemedicine portal.
Covid Rapid Response programs
Training other providers in telemedicine, thus expanding nationwide healthcare accessibility.
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Just the beginning
With enterprise-grade mobility from AT&T Business, Access Physicians’ care is more secure and reliable than ever.
“Hospitals have dark corners where you can’t get a signal. We decided early on to always ship our device with multiple layers of redundancy.”Erica St. Angel, CTO of Access Physicians, a division of SOC Telemed
Read more about how Access Physicians, a division of SOC Telemed, uses enterprise-grade mobility from AT&T Business.
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