GLOBAL HEALTH/DIGITAL – Shift to digital during the pandemic could enable universal health coverage (David Alexander Walcott, Sofiat Akinola, WEF)

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Technology enables greater levels of engagement with patients regardless of location. Image: Getty Images
  • COVID-19 has accelerated global efforts to deliver digital healthcare.
  • The move towards value-based healthcare could facilitate universal health coverage and aid post-pandemic recovery.
  • Millions of people living in poverty could benefit directly from new model.