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5 Things You Didn’t Expect To Hear About Connected Healthcare
Health Leaders Media

Connected healthcare is not about technology, says a Partners HealthCare expert; changing physicians’ culture, attitudes, and training could diminish burnout and enhance humanity.

For more than a quarter century, Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, vice president of Connected Health at Partners HealthCare in Boston, has led novel initiatives, testing and piloting new models of healthcare that involve emerging technologies. The organization he helms focuses on connected healthcare, which moves the point of care from the hospital or doctor’s office into the day-to-day lives of patients.

According to Kvedar, connected healthcare encompasses the following concepts: