Digital Health: A Strategy to Maintain Health Care for People Living with Noncommunicable Diseases during COVID-19
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Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are the main cause of death and disability worldwide. Effective management of these chronic conditions depends largely on continuous, responsive, accessible, and quality services and successful patient engagement and self-management. Digital health, and in particular telemedicine visits, electronic records, and electronic prescriptions, have already demonstrated having advantages in successfully ensuring continuity of care, especially when services are disrupted, as well as monitoring and evaluating interventions for NCDs.Series: Digital Transformation Toolkit. Knowledge Tools; 15.
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