«The coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed the way the world operates. Many aspects of daily life have become «digitalized,» including healthcare. These innovations in healthcare now go far beyond the familiar telehealth, meaning the widespread use of telephone consultations between patients and healthcare providers.

The industry now includes entirely new therapeutic modalities that use digital technologies to replace, complement or augment innovative medical treatments. To explore the implications of this dynamic area of care, we sat down to talk virtually with Dr. Ramin Rafiei (pictured above), a physicist, senior digital healthcare executive, healthcare visionary, and instructor and program advisor for UC San Diego Extension’s Department of Healthcare Research and Policy.

He discussed the future of the healthcare industry and what digital health means for patients, providers, researchers and transitioning healthcare professionals.»

Article written by  Felicia Campbell



UCSan Diego