Digital Medicine: Virtual Care for Improved Global Health
By: Steven R Steinhubl, Kwang-il Kim, Toluwalase Ajayi, Eric J Topol
Abstract: The ability to provide health care almost anywhere in the world, inconceivable just years ago, is now possible. With time, the connectivity infrastructure will become more robust, and digital technologies will multiply in variety as they also continue to decrease in size and cost. Informed by ongoing systematic evaluation, this will allow for even more frugal innovation of what’s most critically needed; systems of care built around improved communications, bringing care closer to, if not directly to, the individual, and bolstering self-management.
The Lancet | Vol 391 | February 3, 2018
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