Healthcare and the Digital Age: IT is at the heart of the new consumer-focused model

Gaby Lobban (Owner, creative director Zumbudda (Pty) Ltd), Zumbudda

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Healthcare is undergoing a revolution and it is digital. Personal medicine is the future and consumers will be the ones who drive healthcare into the next phase. Imagine a health management practitioner not a doctor who tracks and manages your health before you get ill? Robots who perform surgery in remote places via a virtual doctor? Live Chat sessions with specialists and practitioners anytime of the day. Healthcare will not only get better, but will become more accessible and more affordable and everyone is invited to be part of the revolution.

Health and Medicine / Narrative Short / Tell a story / Inspiring / Intermediate

Event: CapeTown

Hashtags: #digitalhealth #telemedicine #healthtrackers #BigData #digitaldiagnostics #ehealth #mhealth

Best for: Students, developers, entrepreneurs

Speaker country: South Africa

Questions this session will answer:

What is happening in digital health and how can I participate?

Speaker qualifications:

I am the owner and creator of zumbudda.guru a Livechat website for people seeking healthcare advice In RealTime. I have over 21 years of experience in the healthcare industry and have been at senior executive level for more than 7 years in the role of Marketing and Communications Manager.I serve on the women's subcommittee at Silicon Cape and have been an Executive Member of the National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (NAPM). I have a Post-graduate Diploma at the IMM in Advanced Marketing and I currently consult to a large pharmaceutical and medical organisation, headquartered in the US.


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