With more than one-third of U.S. adults now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, there’s growing optimism on many fronts. A majority of states have either lifted health-related restrictions or have announced target dates for doing so.
Already, many clinicians and health policy experts are thinking about what the post-pandemic world will look like.
COVID-19 demonstrated that even in a behemoth industry like health care, change can come quickly when it’s necessary. Patients understandably avoided hospitals and clinics because of the risk of viral exposure — leading to quick opportunities for innovation.