Minsait presents the report on the impact of digital technologies in healthcare, which in Italy had a strong boost during the pandemic. According to the latest report from Minsait, an Indra company highlights trends in healthcare digitalization, which will enable the faster generation of diagnostics, better remote care, and remote monitoring of patients in treatment or quarantine, helping to decongest health systems.
The pandemic caused by Covid-19 has in fact given an important impetus to the digitalization of health systems, offering significant benefits for professionals and patients. The new technological solutions will be the basis of the healthcare system of the future, which will have to improve the quality of healthcare, the efficiency of processes, and the ability to respond to healthcare crises such as the current one.
In Italy, in fact, the pandemic seems to have re-launched the adoption of telemedicine technologies. According to the Observatory for Digital Innovation in Health of the Polytechnic University of Milan, three out of four medical specialists in Italy agree that telemedicine was decisive in the emergency phase; and a large majority of general practitioners say they are determined to want to apply it in the future.
According to Minsait, the development of these practices in the future passes from new information systems aimed at improving the exchange of information. This exchange will be possible thanks to interoperability, capable of facilitating the integration of data generated by numerous applications.
Furthermore, artificial intelligence and Big Data will serve to promote more precise and personalized medicine in various sectors such as advanced diagnostics, genomics, prevention, and much more. Minsait believes that digital and remote assistance will open the doors to a future of digital solutions that will allow the diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of patients by completing the services available today.
To conclude, the company highlights the importance of having a unique historical socio-health model. It aims to improve coordination and ensure the health and well-being of the most vulnerable groups, facilitating the rapid identification of risk situations. This enables the development and implementation of home care and tele-assistance services.