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The New Normal After COVID-19

The New Normal After COVID-19

 Urgent measures to save lives at all costs have been the default response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This public health crisis introduces unprecedented and complex challenges to our health system’s collective capacity to respond. More than two months into the country’s outbreak, it looks now that the urgent and large-scale responses have worked against an envisaged doomsday scenario. "What’s next?" is the question that remains. There is certainly no goi...
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WANTED: Rapid, Scalable Population Outreach for COVID-19

WANTED: Rapid, Scalable Population Outreach for COVID-19

 An imminent emergency calls for urgent measures. It’s when actionable information needs to be real-time, continuous, and relevant. This means relentless communication anytime, anywhere, on any device, to engage patients wherever and however they want to be reached. In this COVID-19 pandemic, where health care systems are overwhelmed, health care workers are included among the vulnerable population and are at risk. Many individuals who are severely affected by the virus...
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Telehealth Check-Up in the Continuum of Care

Telehealth Check-Up in the Continuum of Care

How have information and communication technologies, such as online, digital and mobile devices, figured in the wider spectrum of patient care?  The use of these technologies to access and support health care services, also known interchangeably as telehealth, digital health, or mhealth depending on the device, draws strength from the power of communication and information. These serve patients and clinicians differently but with a unified objective, to provide better and more eff...
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Healthcare’s 2019 New Year Resolutions

Healthcare’s 2019 New Year Resolutions

“Is it online?” is the most frequently asked question in the digital age, overtaking “Google it.”   With Siri and Alexa already well-established in the tech world, there will be an increasing demand for such personalized services. Indeed, 2019 has the potential to see an explosion of smart assistants in the delivery of healthcare.  Digitization will be full blown in 2019, with all predictions pointing to Artificial Intelligence (AI)...
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The eDOCTOR: Connected, Assisted Digitally

The eDOCTOR: Connected, Assisted Digitally

Connected Health. Technology Enabled Care (TEC). Mobile Health (mHealth). Digital Health (dHealth) Health Technology (HealthTech). Telemedicine. Telehealth.The healthcare industry’s list of digital buzzwords is long but have two things in common: They all refer to health and the power of connectivity.  Paperless billing and electronic medical records, digital health monitors, health apps, simply put, it’s all about -  engagement, ease efficiency and outcomes.And where is th...
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