The use of technology to provide remote medical consultations and treatments, including video conferencing, remote monitoring, and virtual reality.
2. Personalized Medicine:
The use of genetic testing and other precision medicine techniques to tailor treatments to individual patients, improve outcomes and reduce side effects.
3. Digital Health:
The use of digital technologies to improve patient care, including electronic health records, mobile health apps, and wearables.
4. Value-Based Care:
The shift away from traditional fee-for-service healthcare models to models that focus on delivering value and improving patient outcomes.
5. Integrated Care:
Integrating different healthcare services and providers to provide more comprehensive patient care, including primary care, mental health, and social services.
6. Patient Empowerment:
Patient-centred approaches and engagement strategies to empower patients to take a more active role in their healthcare.
7. Big Data and Analytics:
The use of large-scale and advanced analytics to improve patient care, identify health trends, and inform healthcare policy.
8. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning:
The use of advanced algorithms and machine learning techniques to analyze medical data, improve diagnostic accuracy, and automate routine tasks.
9. Medical Tourism:
The growing trend of patients traveling internationally to seek medical care, often at a lower cost than in their home country.
10. Climate Change and Health:
Recognition that climate change can have a significant impact on public health, with an increased focus on public health preparedness and planning to address issues such as air pollution, heat waves, and natural disasters.