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The fact that some health insurers’ data-sharing apps are based on the monitoring of individual behaviour and the sharing of health-related sensitive personal information raises legal and ethical concerns.
Overuse of antimicrobial prophylaxis in low-risk patients undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate
Adherence to antimicrobial prophylaxis recommendations of the European Association of Urology effectively reduces infectious complications and resistance rates. The high frequency of antimicrobial resistance in urological patients may reflect inappropriate use of antimicrobial agents and prolonged prophylaxis.
Digital health entails connecting health-related data, including data generated by patients themselves, and harnessing the medical potential of technological tools of common usage, such as smartphones, wellness bands, apps, social media.
Use of affordable and sustainable innovations to foster progress and improvement in global health is known as “precision global health”. This can contribute to greater effectiveness of interventions in global public health.