ICT&health September 6, 2021
Since the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, the use of telehealth or mobile health apps is growing at an unprecedented rate. 2021 is going to be a record-breaking year in terms of digital health funding. However, this is not enough to maintain the pace of long-term digital transformation in healthcare.
Digital health has recently seen acceleration like never before. An article by McKinsey, Telehealth: A quarter-trillion-dollar post-COVID-19 reality? suggests that telehealth use has increased 38X compared to January 2020. Likewise, Deloitte report The future unmasked. Predicting the future of healthcare and life sciences in 2025 mentions a 34% increase in the downloads of smartphone health apps in 2020 compared to 2019, whereas the latest study by IQVIA, Digital Health Trends 2021, states…