If harnessed in the right way, experts believe digital services can transform mental health treatment by giving people access to personalised, appropriate care, ensuring expert clinicians see the right patients, and allowing both to track people’s progress.
E-health is the path that allows improving the quality and accessibility of medical care to the public. The digitalisation of the healthcare system has become one of the main topics of the regional forum.
The Philippine Government's vaccine certificate is based on the Digital Infrastructure for Vaccination Open Credentialing (DIVOC) created in India, used as a reference system by the WHO's Digital Documentation of COVID Certificates (DDCC). It uses private and public-key cryptography and is interoperable with authorised wallet applications.
U.S health care spending is expected to cross the $5.7 trillion mark by 2026. Furthermore, thanks to technology, treatment through 5G mobile technology, virtual reality, telehealth, and wearable medical devices make it possible for organizations to treat better and observe results in real-time.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, self-diagnosing, as well as telemedicine and e-medicine platforms, saw a sharp rise in popularity. People called up doctors on telemedicine platforms where they were diagnosed and prescribed treatment online and these medicines could then be ordered on apps specifically designed for ordering medicines online.