Digital Health Equity And How To Achieve It In A Post-Pandemic World

August 4, 2021 | Stericycle Communication Solutions

The Covid-19 pandemic has fragmented traditional health care delivery and summoned the need to reconstruct the health system with an eye toward technology and how it can best solve digital health equity challenges. Many people are using a variety of virtual tools for the first time to schedule and engage with providers, ultimately redefining the patient experience and how people prefer to connect with their health care teams. With the acceleration of digital health tools such as telehealth, online scheduling and direct messaging with providers, it’s clear that population disparities are impeding the ability for disadvantaged groups to receive care, particularly for those who face language barriers, lack access to reliable internet and privacy or are unable to use digital platforms to interact with providers.

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