E-Health, Telemedicine and mobile health is about the development and improvement of health care by means of digital and internet technology.
Digital Health, eHealth and Mobile Health, are said to be disruptive to health care. Yet, governments and payers trust it to be cost saving and quality building. The way of implementation is key!
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An all-encompassing understanding
In essence,”ehealth” as a concept is globally accepted to be a term to all variations of healthcare by internet technology, like telecare or telemedicine, distant care, digital health, personal health records, teleconsult, telemonitoring, patient monitoring and support, health tracking, health data exchange, Big Data etc. Vice versa, when one speaks about telemedicine, ehealth is included. The words might be used interchangeably.