Press Release: How to realize the promise of digital health:
The Broadband Commission Working Group highlights the importance of a national digital health strategy
Barcelona, Spain, 27 February 2017 – The Novartis Foundation and Nokia have joined forces with a number of Broadband Commissioners and partners representing digital and health experts and policy-makers, to produce an extensive collaborative effort which aims to break silos between the technology and health care sectors. The report identifies three key observations:
• the critical importance of senior-level government leadership with committed financing
• effective governance mechanisms, and
• a national information and communication technology framework which includes connectivity, interoperability, and common standards.
for full text see: http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-PR06.aspx