Before the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, remote patient monitoring (RPM) and telehealth services were already on the rise but in the spring of 2020, the need for RPM technology and virtual physician visits became an unavoidable necessity. Now, even with the pandemic seemingly more under control, many healthcare providers plan to continue to offer virtual solutions and increase their adoption of remote technology making the demand for RPM devices and services one of the biggest trends in medical device manufacturing of 2021, moving into 2022.
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Classes are in full swing and students have (hopefully) settled happily into campus life. For most higher education institutions, it’s not just your first-year students that are new to campus living but, thanks to Covid, many second-year students are just experiencing the ins and outs of their new in-person school life as well. Your upper-class students might be missing ‘the good old days’ of unrestricted social gatherings, bare faces, and the absence of a brain probing nose swab on a weekly basis. Regardless of year, these students have experienced a significant shift in their lives with the new academic year.