DIGITIZATION AND HEALTH
Sarah’s (25) health has always been important to her. However, her new
job leaves her little time for sports and healthy nutrition. That is why she
downloaded a few health apps. With just a few clicks she can enter her data
into these apps. This helps her keep track of her lifestyle even in stressful
Mike (42) lives in a small town. One morning he discovers a strange
looking mole on his left upper arm. He would like to have it checked by a
doctor, but the closest dermatologist is 40 kilometers away. That is why he
visits Dr. Reichert's video consultation hour and uses a webcam to show him the
Michael (68) is on his way to the hospital. He is going to have a hip
operation. What he finds there seems almost unthinkable: An operating room
without a doctor. A robot that has been programmed especially for hip
operations carries out his operation.
A CONSULTATION WITH DR. GOOGLE
Do you know a doctor whose office is open 24 hours a day? Surely you have been to see him before: We are talking about Dr. Google. Millions of people trust him with their symptoms. Try to guess which symptoms people google the most.
where your digital health trip ends. In this module you learned a lot about the
digitization of the health care system. Even if the gadgets and applications
presented here cannot replace a visit to the doctor - they can help you get fit
and become healthier in your everyday life. With that in mind: Stay
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