Connected care is a universal term that can have a number of interpretations, depending on who you ask. For example, an analyst may see the merits of data unification, whilst clinicians may define it by the way it can monitor wellbeing in real-time.
A big topic in just a few words, William Morris was the first to answer and touched upon how it’s all about ‘Connecting a patient to the right provider, at the right time, at the right place, with the right devices, and the right time’.
Jan Kimpen took a slightly different approach and highlighted the personal nature of connected care, stating that it entails “Digital tools, software, services and solutions to bring patients & care teams closer for more personal & efficient care. Tim Blake defined it as ‘models of care using a shared care plan to connect patients to health provers & their patients’
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