«Digital technology is becoming increasingly important in modern healthcare. As society becomes faced with an abundance of new healthcare challenges, such as a rise in the number of chronic diseases and an ever-aging population, public health will undoubtedly benefit from the expanding role of digital technology.»

«The World Health Organization (WHO) determines digital health to be “the field of knowledge and practice associated with the development and use of digital technologies to improve health.”

«The term has broad implications and incorporates an extensive range of digital technologies: from software solutions that facilitate better management of patient data and offer easy access to both patient support services and new diagnostic tools and drug delivery devices.»

Article written by Emily Magee



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