I can’t remember the last time I stepped inside a bank. With auto deposit, online banking, and ATM machines, there is no reason for me to stand in line waiting for the next available teller. I receive the same level of service without having to get into a car and make a special trip.
The same holds true for so many other regular aspects of my life. I haven’t been in the offices of my financial advisor or insurance agent for years. I am able to buy and sell investments and change my coverage online or over the telephone. My life is too busy for unnecessary travel time.
A week or so ago, I wrote about how unified communications is saving lives and making the world a safer place to live. I addressed door-to-balloon times, 9-1-1, and emergency notification software. My hope was that communications professionals would see how their work contributes to the greater good — motherhood, apple pie, and whirled peas.
In my latest article for No Jitter, I write about how Mercy Virtual Care Center is delivering high quality healthcare, well, virtually.