What connected care best practices in other disciplines can be beneficial for the management of heart disease?
The conversation then turned to other areas of healthcare that have benefitted from connected care, and how the lessons can be applied to the field of cardiology. To start things off, Jan Kimpen reiterated that it takes a collaborative effort to get the best results, stating “Co-creation with different stakeholders (doctors, patients, payers) as we do regularly, certainly helps”. For Collette, it was quite simply “about the patient understanding the systems and its benefits – the best examples are those that are the simplest”, to which Vanessa Carter replied “Absolutely! I think it must be difficult to please everyone. I believe in human-centered design”.
Once again, data featured heavily in this particular discussion, led by Dr. Vikram who suggested that “The key is to learn from other industries like banking for example, in the way they use data for meaningful insights”, to which Dr. Tushar replied “Data collection is getting easier for doctors and patient awareness and health literacy is increasing”, indicating that the shift was already happening.
Projectus Consulting had the last word on the subject, and indeed the entire chat, stating: