The healthcare and life sciences industry is on a mission to push towards healthier, longer lives for everyone. During a pandemic, this mission still holds true.
Healthcare and life sciences are on the frontlines of the coronavirus — whether it’s directly caring for patients or behind the scenes researching a vaccine or hopefully a cure. The work we all do, and our ability to continue doing it, will be critical in determining exactly how the situation we’re facing today plays out.
COVID-19’s Impact on Healthcare & Life Sciences
During this time of uncertainty, some sites may need to hold operations entirely. For other sites, the burden of work is much higher and more pressing than ever. Some might be involved in upcoming COVID-19 trials, while others are trying to continue the trials that can’t afford to stop even with strict practices of social distancing and quarantining.
Here are some of the challenges that research sites and monitors are facing right now – and how they can overcome them with remote monitoring.