Mobile Health to Innovate Care Delivery for those Suffering from Chronic Disease

There is an increasing prevalence of people living longer with chronic diseases. To manage this in the already stretched health system, innovative models of mobile health delivery is needed.

In this presentation, Dr Mohan Karunanithi, Group Leader – Health Services, The Australian eHealth Research Centre, CSIRO, explores the following:

  • Ongoing care for chronic diseases management is not feasible in acute care setting of hospitals
  • Chronic disease management is only sustainable if care is delivered at the community level
  • Community care delivery can be enabled through innovative care delivery models using technology  

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