The increased use of smartphones, devices and digital sensors is rapidly becoming a universal part of everyday life for populations around the world. This technological shift has the potential to transform healthcare delivery and improve patient outcomes, but its advance also exposes unique challenges in relation to demonstrating evidence of efficacy and cost-effectiveness, scaling the adoption of new digital tools and the future of patient privacy and data security. To fully understand the opportunity before us, this thought-provoking e-panel broadcast will explore a range of pertinent questions and challenges facing the future of digital health, covering topics such as:
Why digital health has finally come of age;
The key challenges facing the adoption and scaling of digital health interventions and tools;
Healthcare system readiness for digital;
Industry’s outlook for the future of digital health;
Moving from science to translation and what it means for basic-science research in the field;
Tackling unforeseen consequences of digital technologies applied to health and what it means for patient privacy and regulation in a digital health landscape.
Following the panel discussion broadcast, audience members watching the live event will be able to participate in a live Q&A with the panelists. Questions can be submitted during the broadcast via Twitter or the chat room, or in advance when registering for the event.