Müschenich M, Wamprecht L
Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2018 Mar;61(3):334-339. doi: 10.1007/s00103-018-2702-6.
Digitization in healthcare is progressing steadily. While currently processes are being optimized and processes are being facilitated, the breakthrough of digital medicine is still forthcoming. Digital medicine includes applications that focus on the patient and give them the promise of better care. Many digital health applications are raising attention in traditional healthcare, as they are increasingly showing evidence.This report discusses the question of the impact of digital health applications on healthcare in the near future by evaluating the effect of software used to improve diagnosis, therapy and the communication between patients and healthcare professionals.