Articles in Healthcare Policy
Healthcare In Estonia: Where Grandmas Go For Genetic Data
Imagine a country where citizens will have their genetic profiles integrated into the digital health system with individual risk scores and pharmacogenomic information, so when they go to the doctor, they will get fully personalized, genetic risk-based diagnosis, medication, and preventive measures. That’s where healthcare in Estonia will arrive soon.
Where Is Digital Health Heading In Denmark?
After reading the Danish digital health strategy, one of the most forward-looking examples of a government-supported objective to adjust the medical arena to the 21st century, we looked around what real-life projects aim to transform patients’ and doctors’ lives for the better in the Scandinavian country. Our findings are thrilling: the newly established Danish National Genome Center strives to have at least 60,000 whole-genome sequenced in the next 5 years, while the Copenhagen Healthtech Cluster wants to set up a network of data registers updated so fast that it might enable helping doctors real-time – perhaps even in the OR.
How Could We Reconcile Health Technologies and Environmental Sustainability?
The growth of the digital health market entails the appearance of newer and newer fitness trackers, wearables, health sensors – leaving the older models to […]
The Genomic Data Challenges Of The Future
As DNA is the new oil (or bacon?), and its amount continues to increase exponentially, technical, ethical, legal as well as security and privacy challenges […]
How Could Genomics Bring Precision Medicine To Healthcare?
By 2025, between 100 million and 2 billion human genomes will have been sequenced, researchers said. What do medical research, companies or governments do with […]
National Digital Health Strategies Around the World
As healthcare systems struggle with unsustainability, a shortage of medical professionals, while technological development is soaring, digital health seems to be a viable path toward […]
Six Challenges To Tackle Before Artificial Intelligence Redesigns Healthcare
The potential of artificial intelligence for making healthcare better is indisputable. The question is how to integrate it successfully into our healthcare systems. For doing […]
Canada Brings Automation to Healthcare: An Example For Governments to Follow
The Canadian government recognized the current challenges in their healthcare system alongside the rapid technological developments and their potential for changing medicine for good. Thus, […]