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  • What role may apps play in enhancing women’s healthcare?
  • What role may apps play in enhancing women’s healthcare?
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How can tech bridge the healthcare gap for women?

Tracking apps, wearables, and telemedicine services hold the potential to transform healthcare for women. But just how much autonomy do these digital tools provide over one’s wellbeing? And as traditional healthcare models diversify, how can they best harness tech to serve female patients?

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In normal circumstances, a woman would have around 14 prenatal visits over the course of her pregnancy, but as COVID-19 has seen the world grind to a halt, regular appointments have disrupted, with many mothers-to-be instead being advised to self-monitor at home. [1] For check-ups that don’t require blood work or an ultrasound, some doctors have been providing their services through curbside appointments, while others have been dispatching blood pressure cuffs to patients’ homes so they can check their vitals while on video calls. [2]

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