The sixth Araraquara lecture on the agenda discusses the future of health after the pandemic and highlights telemedicine | Sao Carlos and Araraquara

The sixth Araraquara lecture on the agenda discusses the future of health after the pandemic and highlights telemedicine |  Sao Carlos and Araraquara

The sixth edition of the Araraquara Agenda (SP) used the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in the traditional lecture at the event which, this year, Discuss the future of health after the changes brought about by disease. a telemedicine It was among the topics covered.

The event, which took place on Tuesday morning (31) at the Events Center in Araraquara and District (Cear), was streamed online with guest speaker Claudio Lautenberg, MSc and Physician in Ophthalmology and Head of the Israelita Albert Einstein Hospital.

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The sixth edition of the Araraquara Agenda discussed the future of global health after COVID – Photo: Paolo Chiari / EPTV

According to Lottenberg, the main legacy of the pandemic, when it comes to an end, will be how Activities have been reinvented, turning face-to-face events into virtual ones. Thus, medicine also had to adapt to changes, making way for that telemedicine Significantly grow.

“In the pandemic scenario, it was used within a very fast and very agile perspective and it helped a lot, because it was responsible for taking care of every citizen’s home, through mobile resources,” explained the master and doctor.

Lautenberg also noted that telemedicine has been a regulated activity for many years in many countries, such as the United States, where regulation has existed since 1996, and the United Kingdom, which made it a legal practice in 1998.

Dr. Claudio Lautenberg was one of the guest speakers at the sixth edition of Agenda Araraquara – Photo: Paolo Chiari/EPTV

Thus, the doctor refers to the delay in Brazil with regard to the adoption of care in a virtual manner, since it was only during the epidemic that began in the country in March 2020, that telemedicine gained expression and began to practice it more. .

The ceremony was also attended by the Deputy Governor of the State of Sao Paulo, Rodrigo Garcia. He stressed the importance of the legacies left by the epidemic, such as the growth of telemedicine and new intensive care beds created to treat Covid patients, which will be used in the future to treat other diseases.

“The Araraquara Agenda will deal with this issue a little bit, discussing what are the prospects for the future of health here in the region and what we can also do to take care of something very important for the population, which is health,” the deputy governor said.

The sixth edition of the Araraquara Agenda event was also attended by the Deputy Governor of Sao Paulo, Rodrigo Garcia – Photo: Paulo Chiari / EPTV

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