Dr. Joseph Kvedar talks how mobile health technology tools can be used in a transformative way.
World Health Care Congress correspondent, Mabel Jung spoke with Joseph Kvedar, MD, Founder & Executive Director, Center for Connected Health At the recent 10th World Health Care Congress to discuss mobile health technology in the care setting.
The video interview talks how smartphone and tablet technology tools are now becoming more common in care setting. But how impactful is this technology in the care setting?
Dr. Joseph Kvedar states that mobile health technology allows you to be “in the moment” with patients utilized to collect information, display information, and patient interaction. He says they can be used in a truly transformative way without sacrificing the physician/patient relationship.
Other key topics in this interview include:
- Patient engagement
- The role of ‘big data’ in the care setting
- Designing your healthcare experience
- Creating a culture of wellness
- Future role of the physician
The 10th Annual World Health Care Congress (WHCC) is committed to improving global health care by bringing together business, political, and academic leaders to actively share information and collaborate to improve the overall quality and cost of health delivery in the US and throughout the world.
Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, is the Founder and Director of the Center for Connected Health, working to create a new model of healthcare delivery, by developing programs and innovative strategies to move care from the hospital or doctor’s office into the day-to-day lives of patients.
In his role with the Center for Connected Health, Dr. Kvedar is creating innovative programs to leverage information technology – cell phones, computers, networked devices and simple remote health monitoring tools – to help providers and patients manage chronic conditions, maintain health and wellness and improve adherence, engagement and clinical outcomes.