Course description

Stakeholders in the digital health field include patients, practitioners, researchers, application developers, and medical device manufacturers and distributors. Digital healthcare plays an increasingly important role in healthcare today.

Terms related to digital health include health information technology (health IT), healthcare toolshealth analyticshealthcare informaticshospital IT and medical technology.

What will i learn?

  • What is digital health as we know it today
  • Importance of Digital Health
  • Examples of Digital Health Technologies
  • Application of Digital Health Technologies
  • Regulation of Digital Health Technologies
  • Adoption of Digital Health Technologies

Requirements

  • None

Frequently asked question

Digital health refers to the use of information and communications technologies in medicine and other health professions to manage illnesses and health risks and to promote wellness.

As healthcare evolves, the three Ps – Providers, payers, and patients – are increasingly intersecting. Providers are under pressure to deliver better patient outcomes while controlling costs.

Digital health should be an integral part of health priorities and benefit people in a way that is ethical, safe, secure, reliable, equitable and sustainable. It should be developed with principles of transparency, accessibility, scalability, replicability, interoperability, privacy, security and confidentiality.

Digital health refers to everything relating to the digitization of healthcare and medicine, whereas Telemedicine is just one element of Digital Health, more specifically, providing patients with the opportunity to take part in a real-time virtual consultation with healthcare practitioners.

Ethics in digital health mainly deals with the impact of digitalization (use of information and communication technologies- ICTs) on the society, the environment and more focused on health care workers, in particular. Many societies are going through digital transformation, which has a great impact on ethics.

Healthcare Entrepreneurship

Equipping Healthcare Professionals with Entrepreneurial Skills for Business Development and Healthcare Startups

This platform aims to equip healthcare professionals with entrepreneurial skills and knowledge in business development, healthcare startups, and innovation. By fostering a supportive online community and providing comprehensive learning modules, our goal is to empower African healthcare professionals to drive positive change and innovation in the healthcare sector.

Lenkusurai Loltome Jackton

18-Sep-2023

5

I enjoyed the course as a whole which can teach us a lot of valuable information. The level is right for me. Its content is appropriate for the learner.

Phanice Omukule

18-Sep-2023

5

Amazing course we get for digital health, I working in this field since 10 years and I got new information and review what I have regarding my experience.

Gayle Lorupe Ariampe

16-Sep-2023

4

Would have been better if there were more interactive videos and discussions rather than reading material. Overall a very well - structured course with lots of relevant information for students new to digital health. Great course!

Leah Wangeci Wairimu

16-Sep-2023

5

This course was amazing and it provided me with exactly what I needed to know to introduced me to the role of digital health. I was really inspired by the content, material lectures. I really appreciated the role of digitalisation and I believe the importance of learning about it at this day and age in a world that is developing at a unprecedented pace. Me as a scientist I found this course as a start of many courses that will really help me in my professional and career development.

Lengusurai Lokero

16-Sep-2023

5

Excellent course - a very thorough overview of digital health, with great suggestions for extra reading.

Adenije Obialo

16-Sep-2023

5

Very informative and I learnt a lot from this course. It is an eye-opening experience on digital health. Wish I can learn more about this.

Zack Chirchir

16-Sep-2023

5

This course is very useful for health systems, especially for developing countries because limited resources.

Nimrod Okemwa

27-Aug-2023

5

Great intro and useful content!

Derick Omondi

20-Aug-2023

5

Informative and relevant in this day and era of Digital Transformation

George Mkwana

20-Aug-2023

5

Hoping our efforts will force the government's hand to legislate and allow inter-county interoperability. Great stuff!

Kuresoi Jemtai

15-Aug-2023

5

Great start!

Mia Gyamati

12-Aug-2023

5

Everything I am learning in this program is relevant to my job. I am very happy that I am able to use the knowledge gained from these courses into my work.

Abdi Omar

12-Aug-2023

5

I am glad to be part of the training. Thank you Levi and Team Doctors Explain for creating this atmosphere of great learning.

Zedi Amaka

12-Aug-2023

5

Excellent!

Levi Mbijiwe

08-Aug-2023

5

Morison Gilbert

08-Aug-2023

5

Albert Lorupe

08-Aug-2023

5

Barbara Wairimu

08-Aug-2023

5

Satya Cedric

07-Aug-2023

5

Ndege Okumu

07-Aug-2023

5

Ojijo Luka

06-Aug-2023

5

Humphrey Khayega

06-Aug-2023

5

Nekesa Wambilianga

06-Aug-2023

5

Amina Wakesho

06-Aug-2023

5

Peter Aloo

06-Aug-2023

5

Oyale Kevin Chiteri

06-Aug-2023

5

Mathew Mutuma

06-Aug-2023

5

Grateful for the intro

Free

Lectures

15

Skill level

Beginner

Expiry period

Lifetime

Certificate

Yes

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