The Health revolution
The new technologies they are contributing transcendentally to advances in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of diseases. The revolution in digital healthcare is taking place at a crucial moment, marked by the growing prevalence of chronic diseases and the increase in life expectancy. This means that the Digital Health not only is it necessary, but it is key to guaranteeing the present and future of quality health care.
These technologies allow the remote provision of medical services that previously could only be provided in person. The new care channels (teleconsultations, remote management of chronic diseases and population health, tools for self-care ...) are also enhanced with the application of emerging technologies and artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, the Big Data and computing in the Cloud. New formats that are contributing to significantly improve the accessibility, effectiveness and efficiency of public and private health services.
Its implementation in the National system of health It has been a real breakthrough. Thanks to the digitization of prescription and dispensation Each patient has his pharmacological history, and just by presenting his health card, the pharmacy will dispense the medicines he needs for each period, which is a clear element of improvement for the chronically ill. This progress has been implemented community after community and is practically already working throughout the national territory.
Digital Radiological Image
The substitution of the acetate radiological plate for the digital medical image it is a reality practically in the 100% of hospitals in our country. This fact supposes not only the possibility of sharing the image among several professionals, but also the technical action of making the image, of the subsequent action of making the radiological report. This not only facilitates the movement of patients, but above all allows you to optimize resources, to be able to build medical image networks where different professionals collaborate.
The power of the patient
But apart from the different innovations, a key element in this sector has been the digital communication: Internet and social networks. An empowered, active and responsible patient of your health will receive a treatment more in line with your reality and it will be easier for you to comply with the guidelines and treatment indicated by your doctor, as he will be a co-participant and co-responsible for it.
An empowered, active and responsible patient of your health will receive a treatment more in line with your reality and it will be easier for you to comply with the guidelines and treatment indicated by your doctor, as he will be a co-participant and co-responsible for it.
Also, the 77% of patients conduct Internet searches before requesting a query. In addition to seeking information, they share their experiences: 1 of each 4 patient uses social networks to follow the experience of others y an 41% of the respondents affirms that this same means influences their choice of hospital or doctor.
Networks also generate very interesting movements and communities, which promote the empowerment of the patient and innovative communication between the doctor, the patient and the researchers. An empowered patient is one who is informed and knows the disease that affects them, allowing them to make decisions, along with their doctor, about their health.
What is the result of all this progress? Facilitate the autonomy of patients, favoring interaction and active communication between professionals and patients.
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