8. 1 boom thing: Virtual care
Telemedicine finally met its moment over the past year, and it’s one of the few parts of pandemic life that anyone wants to keep.
Details: Virtual doctors visits skyrocketed last spring, finally unleashing a tool that experts have been heralding for years.
- That expansion was helped along by a raft of payment and policy changes, led by Medicare, that made it easier for more providers to see their patients virtually.