The ageing population is rapidly growing across OECD countries. By 2050, the share of the population aged 65 and over is projected to rise from 17.4% in 2017 to a staggering 27.1%. Governments are grappling with the challenge of ensuring that older adults have access to high-quality medical services. Investment in universal access to high-speed internet, can help ensure that everyone can access increased life expectancy, reduced morbidity, and greater well-being associated with telemedicine, explain Ivan Poltavets and Kathryn Hughes.
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