How Technology Changed During Covid-19

It’s no secret that COVID 19 pandemic impacted lives radically. Psychological and social relationships were also affected by this health crisis.  There are ongoing set health protocols, social distancing, and stay at home measures being put in place. There are also restrictions for public safety being imposed, and people, businesses, and entities are challenged to follow and quickly embrace the new normal. 

There have been urgent needs for new solutions, services, and ways to do businesses during these times since in-person contacts are prohibited. Not just people’s lives but technology also changed during COVID 19, including how people use technologies in these times of pandemic. 

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Changes in Healthcare System Technologies 

Medical teams and healthcare practitioners are challenged to deliver care and prioritize patients.  The challenges include identifying individuals with COVID 19, both symptomatic and asymptomatic so that they can appropriately avoid further spread of the virus. Meanwhile, individuals at home need more accurate information about the virus, how to get tested, how to isolate themselves in case they start to show symptoms, and the treatment options available. 

Technology has changed during COVID 19, particularly in the healthcare system and the medical field. The rise of pandemic paved the way for the newest technologies being used in remote administration, crisis response, patient management, containment, and more. 

Digital Commerce Technology Also Changes 

Digital commerce capabilities and technologies also changed during COVID. There has been a more improved digital presence with brick and mortar stores and institutions temporarily closed due to stay at home rule. Online shopping has temporarily replaced traditional shopping. People rely more on placing orders online, availing services, buying products, making payments, and more since it would be safer to shop at home than go to the nearest shopping malls. 

Automation Technology Changes and Booms during COVID 

COVID 19 heralds a boom in automation technology. The Corona Virus radically changes almost everything, including automation.  There have been recent developments and trends in the field of automation. These include labor-augmenting technological changes, robotics, and artificial intelligence in business and the medical field. 

As this pandemic is continuously on the rise, expect many other changes in technology and different sectors and industries. One of the best things about these technological changes is that they help individuals achieve more efficiency, improved performance and processes, particularly healthcare. Recent changes and developments in technology have brought enormous advantages to people’s lives, especially during pandemic times.  

Author: HarveyRyan

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