COVID as a Catalyst for Change Part 11: Democratisation of Healthcare
The democratision of healthcare and patient-led care has been frequently discussed over the last ten years, but how do we shift towards the patient having the knowledge, tools, and empowerment to become responsible for their care?
There is no doubt that the health model is undergoing a transformation. There is a shift away from a reactive model and towards early identification and proactive prevention. This approach will help empower patients to manage their health more effectively, in collaboration with their doctor.
But there is still a way to go, with some sectors of the population being heavily disadvantaged.