Digital Health NGO Official Discusses How Technology Can Help Connect Patients, Providers, Improve Care

Devex: 4 major trends digital health needs to embrace in 2017 and beyond
“…[T]he health care industry could [use] cellphones to connect patients to nearby health workers, guide them to correctly assess a person’s condition and suggest treatment, send reminders to patients to take their medication and attend follow-up visits, and even enable them to pay for medication and visits using mobile money. … Devex spoke to [Marc Mitchell, president of D-tree International,] about where digital health is headed in 2017 and beyond. He pointed to four crucial health trends which he believes digital health developers will need to embrace if their technology is to fulfill its potential…” (Edwards, 1/9).