Providers and other stakeholders are using digital health in their efforts to:
– Reduce inefficiencies,
– Improve access,
– Reduce costs,
– Increase quality, and,
– Make medicine more personalized for patients.
– Patients and consumers can use digital health to better manage and track their health and wellness related activities.
The use of technologies such as smart phones, social networks and internet applications is not only changing the way we communicate, but is also providing innovative ways for us to monitor our health and well-being and giving us greater access to information. Together these advancements are leading to a convergence of people, information, technology and connectivity to improve health care and health outcomes.