digital tools

patient empowerment, covid
By  Rosy Matheson 09:19 am June 9, 2021
Healthcare is being democratised through the internet and wider availability of digital services. Apps are being developed, which can inspire healthier behaviours and encourage patients to share their experiences. However digital literacy needs to be improved to better incorporate patients in decision-making. The 'Empowering patients in the Digital Age' panel consisted of Dr Kristine Sørensen,...
By  Laura Lovett 01:28 pm October 21, 2019
More than half of Americans are using at least one digital data collection tool to monitor their health, according to a new survey released by ResMed, maker of connected respiratory devices.  The report, which came out last Friday, was based on the survey results of 3,001 participants based in the U.S. In June, responders over the age of 18 years took the 15-minute survey. The results comprised...