In a similar vein to many other industries, remote working has been around for many years, but the coronavirus pandemic has forced the hand of many holdouts to quickly create the infrastructure and roll-out remote working and viewing technology.
With lockdown restrictions being rolled out around the world, many patients were left having to make difficult choices about how to continue with their various treatments.
Some 20,000 deaths each year could be prevented through greater adoption of telemedicine and technology, helping save the NHS billions of pounds.
The pandemic has had an impact on all aspects of life and many changes are expected to be seen over the coming months and years as a result of the coronavirus crisis.
The use of digital technology across NHS Wales has accelerated over the last couple of months as a result of the pandemic, as healthcare providers work to ensure that people are still able to access advice and services from their homes.
The way that the NHS has responded to the coronavirus crisis could pave the way for a rise in the adoption of telemedicine, with technology being used increasingly to help healthcare professionals manage the pandemic.
Picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) help clinicians to make the best possible decisions for patients by giving them quick access to high-quality images.
Optical imaging is used extensively within many biomedical applications, however, it poses a challenge when imaging tissues at the centimetre depth with optic only systems.
The government aims to include the NHS in the digital revolution by introducing new technologies to the health service