Why is there a hype in telehealth and mHealth these days? How can telehealth and mHealth benefit patients and healthcare professionals? What are the upcoming trends in these fields? Join me as we explore the answers to these questions.
How long will it take to complete this course?
Over 1 hour of lectures and a quiz.
What is this course about?
Advancements in medical and smartphone technologies have led to many technological innovations in the areas of telehealth and telemedicine, as well as mobile health (also known as mHealth). The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the pace of these innovations. Many healthcare providers are now using telehealth and mHealth technologies for their healthcare services. In addition, many healthcare organizations and start-up companies have moved into this space, enabling a plethora of mHealth apps, wearables, fitness trackers, remote monitoring devices linked to the internet-of-things , chatbots and telehealth systems, all of which aim to enhance patient care and safety. Telehealth and mHealth has evolved to a powerful virtual care resource that is accessible, affordable, and effective. In this course, you will gain an overview of what is telehealth and mHealth, how these fields have evolved since the COVID-19 pandemic, some of their advantages and disadvantages, as well as some of their application and research trends.
Understand why there is a need for healthcare to change in the digital era
Understand the concepts of telehealth and mHealth
Describe the prevalence of telehealth and mHealth pre- and during COVID-19
Identify the advantages and disadvantages of telehealth and mHealth
Discuss the application trends in telehealth and mHealth
This course is for beginners who want to know about the current hype in telehealth and mHealth, and how innovations in these fields can potentially benefit patients and healthcare professionals.