The Podcast by KevinMD: The emerging digital health gap

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The Podcast by KevinMD: The emerging digital health gap

August 3, 2022

The Podcast by KevinMD: The emerging digital health gap

“The pandemic has demonstrated the value of online platforms, especially in health care – but equitable access has not matched this growth. Sadly, many Americans cannot reap the benefits of connectivity. State and federal funding sources are required to enable digital health equity. Moreover, there should be a focus on measuring/creating standards of care in digital health equity. Public financing and public infrastructure (broadband) will be essential to coordinate organizations and defragmenting care. Now is our moment to create a new and better health care system that emerges from the dark days of COVID-19.”

Joshua W. Elder is an emergency physician.

He shares his story and discusses the KevinMD article, “Digital health equity is an emerging gap in health.” (


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-| This episode originally aired on September 21, 2021 on The Podcast by KevinMD. Listen, follow and subscribe here.

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