Ever since the industrial revolution, there has been a fear of machines taking over our work and medicine is no different. There can be a feeling among digital health enthusiasts that doctors are anti-innovation and that they will have to reinvent them or be left behind. Nothing further from the truth in a profession where life-long learning is part of the course
Listen to this as a podcast courtesy of the IFMiL or Catalan Institute of Medical Education and Leadership. When you think of the traditional image of a doctor outside of the hospital or the consulting room, he or she always carries a bag. Much like Mary Poppin’s carpet bag, it is full of magical instruments. Apart […]
Listen to this as a podcast courtesy of the IFMiL or Catalan Institute of Medical Education and Leadership. What is it? Telemonitoring has been defined as “the distance monitoring of components of a patient’s health as part of a larger chronic care model” as recently as 2016 (1). It is clear, however, that real-time telemonitoring […]
Listen to this post as a podcast instead. What is it? Telemedicine is, as its name explains, medicine at a distance. This can be synchronised in time with both doctor and patient being in contact at the same time or asynchronous with a time lag. Telemedicine has existed in one form or another as long […]
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