In the world we live in today, technology plays an important role in many aspects of our lives, and has improved the way we do many things; the way we communicate, network, travel, bank, etc. The same way technology enhances our daily processes, digital health is improving the delivery of our health care.
Digital health refers to the use of electronic communication tools and processes to deliver health care services or facilitate better health. These core systems include registries of patients and providers, drug, lab and diagnostic imaging systems, and clinical reports and immunizations.
The positive ramifications of digital health are endless. Some benefits of digital health include: providing timely access to health information during emergency situations, connects patients to their doctors and information remotely, and enables patients to better understand and manage their condition.
This week, during digital health week, explore the options available at your fingertips, to get digital with your health care. For more information visit: https://www.betterhealthtogether.ca/