We are becoming more accustomed to hearing people talk about the importance of involving patients in the management of their illness, making them participants in the clinical decision-making through the information and tools that facilitate that throughout the course of the healthcare process. Today we will consider the already-known idea of patient engagement.
The present and the future of businesses dedicated to Digital Health are being completely transformed, with an upward trend for years to come. Most of these projects began their development as start-ups that are revolutionizing the current healthcare system by the incorporation of new technologies into the healthcare process…
The numerous social, economic, and environmental changes we have experienced around the world have prompted more companies to reconsider their business, searching for ways for their activities to have a positive impact in the social and environmental arenas. These are organizations that try to generate a benefit that goes beyond that which is purely economic.
For years we have been able to see how the collection and analysis of healthcare data is providing important benefits to the understanding and management of diseases, improving diagnosis and treatment, as well as research. This is already happening in diseases like cancer, in which this information analysis is enabling the development of precision medicine, among other capabilities.
My name is Matheus (or Marabesi, as people know me in the tech community), and I’ve been working at Persei vivarium for the past year. Previously I worked in different types of applications for different businesses such as educational platforms, Big Data/visualization, and accounting. Nowadays I’m working on different projects across Persei and enjoying the experience.
If we are sure of one thing a year after the beginning of the pandemic, it is that COVID-19 has rapidly accelerated the implementation of different technology models that, in certain clinical specialties, had been in development for years, but were only being implemented slowly. That is the situation of Teledermatology (TD), which has played a greater role during the pandemic, in spite of not being new.