Indeed, it’s likely that m-health will be at the heart of innovative solutions that could ultimately redefine healthcare delivery.
Digital Transformation of Care Delivers Benefits
M-Health is Growing Worldwide
M-health solutions offer patients and medical professionals opportunities to spot and address both acute and chronic conditions before they become more serious.
Yet There Are Barriers to M-Health
Barriers to putting m-health solutions in place include interoperability, data protection and patient safety, and the challenge of financing.
M-health offers a potential boost to the EU economy by improving management of medical conditions and freeing up resources.
SUPPORTING PREVENTIVE MEDICINE
Moving forward, m-health will be key to reducing the risk of chronic conditions and monitoring patients in their homes.
M-health can empower people to become active participants in their own health, wellness and treatments.
CONTRIBUTING TO MORE EFFICIENT HEALTHCARE
M-health will contribute to more efficient healthcare systems by reducing unnecessary consultations, allowing for remote care and improved patient comfort.
Spotlight on Prevention: When, Who and How?
Unhealthy lifestyles and lack of physical activity are key factors in the development of chronic diseases. Early prevention and diagnosis, better education, and above all collaboration among governments, patient organizations, and industry are crucial to prevent chronic diseases from arising.