Most of the people in the healthcare industry understand that there is a gap between technology and medicine. There are different challenges that must be overcome to launch a successful Digital Health project: expectations, usability, data security, regulatory compliance, interoperability questions, different programming languages, timing, etc.
Collection of patient data in the outpatient setting: What does it involve and what can it contribute?
As we have mentioned in some of our articles, we have become more and more accustomed to hearing people talk about the importance of using real-life patient data, beyond just the clinical information. Data from the outpatient setting that are related to the patient’s quality of life, experience, symptoms, therapeutic adherence, activity, emotional state…
Agile is a project management methodology that was created by 17 software developers in 2001. Agile was first created for software development projects but nowadays Agile methodology is being implemented in almost all sectors and industries. Indeed, the main objective was to create an iterative approach, to deliver incremental changes that bring more business …
COVID-19 has accelerated the implementation of many of the technological changes that have been under development over the past few years. Because of this, distance attendance at work or school no longer seems so strange to us. In the Digital Health field, we have examples like medical apps, the use of QR codes, or telemedicine.
Growth in the use of Digital Health: What expectations do healthcare professionals have for the long term?
As we are able to see, the management of healthcare is increasingly digitalized. Among other reasons, this acceleration is a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has increased physician and patient acceptance of this digital transformation.
In this day and age, the traditional medical model, in which medicine is reactive or curative and the patient comes to the physician and is treated, is no longer sufficient. Now medicine does not just cure, but tries to prevent, improve the quality of life, adapt itself to the individual, predict the evolution of the disease, and put the patient at the center.