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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 62-65

Digital health: A panacea in COVID-19 crisis

Department of Nursing, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

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Ruchika Rani
Department of Nursing, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh - 249203, Uttarakhand
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_1494_20

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The whole world is in the grip of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. This pandemic brought visible changes in the life of humans around the globe. Likewise, the medical health sector is forced to use digital technology to continue to provide medical health services by preventing themselves. COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the significance of digitalization in every sphere of life. By focusing on virtual care at a large scale, health care delivery becomes possible and convenient even for remote places. The use of artificial intelligence concepts in this pandemic, like robots replaced human movements and function automatically to guide the patients in the reception area and found helpful to prevent and manage the crowd in a few countries. Similarly, the use of e-earning platform has emerged as a digital solution to impart medical education to medical students in this corona outbreak.

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