With populations around the world growing and aging, companies working in the healthcare sector face significant challenges.
Emphasis is being placed on wellness care, which if managed correctly, can reduce the number of crisis events and improve the overall health of a population.
However, with an average of 77% of people aged 24-54 spending their time either at home or at work, monitoring and mentoring good wellness practices can be difficult to manage.
Medicare enrollment increases by around 10,000 people in the US alone every day. This means having experts in a range of areas to help treat an aging and growing population is becoming increasingly important.
Microsoft is working with Polycom – a telepresence, video, and voice solution and service provider – to help support healthcare providers and extend their reach with wellness and acute care scenarios.