Telemedicine strikes a blow against the Covid-19

LUGANO – The emergency is there for all to see, and while the epidemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads all over the world, putting a strain on the maintenance of the most efficient health systems, it is becoming increasingly clear and pressing l urgent need to activate home surveillance programs for sick people who show mild symptoms, with the dual objective of alleviating pressure on hospitals and preventing hospitals from becoming places of uncontrolled acceleration of infection, as unfortunately has happened and happens in some situations Northern Italy.

The first good news is that today there are the technologies to start programs of this type, the second good news is that Ticino is at the forefront in this sector, thanks above all to the skills gained by the HospitHome platform, a young start-up specialized in systems of telemedicine, which together with the Cardiocentro Ticino has developed a program dedicated to the Covid-19 emergency, obtaining the collaboration of some of the main realities of Ticino healthcare. Ticino Ambulance Federation (144), Ticino Cuore Foundation

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