What role has Orbis' flagship telemedicine platform Cybersight played in the COVID-19 pandemic?
Aleksandra Jones | | Hot Topic
Daniel E. Neely, pediatric ophthalmologist at the Midwest Eye Institute and Professor of Ophthalmology at Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, explains how Cybersight is working to deliver care in compromised circumstances.
What has the COVID-19 pandemic been like for you and your patients?
In the US, during the worst outbreak of COVID-19, we were only seeing emergency patients – at most 10 percent of our usual schedules – and we suspended all surgical procedures. It later picked up to around 50 percent of our usual workload. During those strict lockdown weeks, we tried to conduct as many virtual appointments as we could. At Orbis, we are used to regularly employing innovative ways of communication, but this has been quite a new experience for us.
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