10th, Apr 2020
The health sector is definitely the most needed and most in-demand now, during the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic.
It might not be justified to term the roles and importance of this sector as their Domination. However, even if there is this thing now, it is for here to stay even after the pandemic gets over and people start leading normal lives.
Let us look into the reasons or to put it more properly, let us justify the point.
Thousands of healthcare providers around the world are working tirelessly on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis. They are being called upon to care for infected patients, to work outside their usual specialties, and to make difficult decisions about patient care. All of them are placing their health and their lives at risk to combat this pandemic. In Italy, more than 8,300 healthcare providers have been infected by COVID-19, and over 60 have died. Similar experiences are taking place in many other European countries.
Healthcare providers may also be called upon to make ethically and emotionally charged decisions during pandemics. In the jurisdictions that are hit hard, the number of COVID-19 patients needing ICU beds or ventilators may greatly exceed the number of hospital resources. As a result, healthcare providers in many jurisdictions are being forced to prioritize patients with the best chance of survival. Deciding who will have an opportunity to live is highly stressful, and an emotional burden for healthcare providers to bear. This is a big responsibility for the health sector. Probably the most difficult role played by any sector during this pandemic is that of the health sector and amongst their many important roles, this responsibility is a bit too much. But they are bound to do it.
The importance and domination of the health sector are even recognized greatly by Governments all across the world. The Governments and the employers of the healthcare, also have duties and obligations towards this sector and the healthcare professionals. They have a responsibility to ensure safe working conditions, which include putting in place appropriate safety precautions for healthcare providers. Indeed, some have questioned whether healthcare providers have access to adequate personal protective equipment. For example, in Ontario, the Ontario Nurses’ Association recently urged the government to adopt stringent guidelines for protective gear.
The role that technology can play in mitigating some of the risks to healthcare providers is also being considered important. Examples of such, include using telemedicine to assess and treat patients who are suffering from mild forms of the virus. Telemedicine can also be used to follow-up or consult appointments to patients who are suffering from other diseases, such as heart disease and cancer, which will reduce the burden on the healthcare system. This will also reduce the risk of spread to patients and healthcare providers. Furthermore, this is also being ensured that proper counseling and mental health supports are in order, to support the health sector during this difficult time.
Tech Firms are now considering projects regarding the health sector. This might also be seen as a measure to hike up their businesses.
The CRM Software Development Companies in India, Custom Software Development Companies in India are now considering aiding their own business, and also the audience in providing better access to the health sector, by developing health apps(clinic management, patient portals, health billing, medicine apps, testing apps, etc.,) for clinics, doctors and patients. Various Cloud App Development Services in India are shifting their attention to developing technical software (apps) for managing the health system so that it comes in proper aid to the patients.
And why so? Because the health sector is now definitely going to assume a bigger role, even after the pandemic is over. Building tech apps to support the health sector is what many firms are coming up with. This will help the public in easing their access to the health sector, and this will also provide a brilliant way of digital marketing to the firms.
Last but not least.
We all can see how medicine sales have gone up. People are quarantining, and at the same time stocking up on medicines at their homes. Right now, people are just afraid to fall sick.
Any kind of sickness.
Well, this wouldn’t be the case if there was no importance and domination of the health sector-the savior during and after the pandemic