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Idea from Timothy Musoke

Title

Leveraging Digital Tools to Improve Chronic Disease Management Within Underserved Communities

Summary

Members of underserved communities often struggle with chronic disease management. They may have limited self-advocacy skills and access to technology and digital health tools that could improve their chronic disease management. This article would highlight the importance of understanding underserved community health dynamics and the key gaps in chronic disease management, which could inform health plan decision makers and digital health experts in developing digital health tools.

Author

Timothy Musoke

Keywords

  • digital health tools
  • patient advocacy
  • chronic disease management
  • community health
  • health partnerships
  • Links

  • https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2020/11/17/hhs-seeks-public-input-leveraging-novel-technologies-chronic-disease-management-aging-underserved-populations.html
  • https://mhealthintelligence.com/news/study-finds-underserved-communities-are-receptive-to-mhealth-tools