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The Anatomy of Telemedicine

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic most industries moved entirely online, or to hybrid models (a combination of in-person and online). The healthcare sector was no exception, the use of telehealth has grown 38 times higher since the first lockdown. Even once it’s safe to return to the office, it looks like the increased numbers of people working from home and using telehealth are here to stay. Whether you’re like one of the 40% of Americans that plan on using virtual healthcare post-pandemic, or someone who can’t wait to see their doctor in person we want to help you understand a bit more about telemedicine, and what it can do for you!

Easy Steps for a More Secure Telemedicine Experience

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine visits increased by 50% in the first quarter of 2020. There are many advantages to telemedicine and virtual care – patients can see a doctor without the burden of travel, taking time off work, or the risk of being exposed to other illnesses. People who live in remote areas or have mobility issues can receive world-class care from experts without leaving their homes.

With the growth of telemedicine, there is growing concern around data privacy and security. Unfortunately, healthcare systems are already known targets of ransomware attacks. Luckily, there are a number of steps you can take to increase your online security, and data privacy.

QUIZ: Can you tell the difference between a slow computer and a computer virus?

There are so many reasons a computer can be slow. Whether it’s a lack of storage, outdated hardware, incompatible software, or in the worst case a computer virus, the signs can be confusing. Want to test your slow computer knowledge? Take our quiz to see if you can identify the causes of these slow computer…

The Laptop Shortage Continues… When will it end?

Last year, as the world adjusted to the realities of working from home, many received a wake-up call when they went to buy a new laptop. Electronics retailers were facing a shortage of laptops due to the high demand. Now, the mad dash for work-from-home essentials seems to be over. So, why does it look like we will be facing a scarcity of laptops for years to come?