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Stud Health Technol Inform. 2017;232:172-182.

Nursing Competencies for Multiple Modalities of Connected Health Technologies.

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University of Eastern Finland, Department of Health and Social Management, Finland.
School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Canada.
Hudson River HealthCare, Inc. And ICF International, USA.


An overview of the rapid and diverse number developments in health information technologies (HIT) in recent years are described in this chapter and the move towards more integrated and connected health is described. The evolution of HIT is described as it has increased in complexity, diversity, connectivity, and more recently, the move towards multiple modalities. Examples of developments in various settings are represented from clinical settings, at home, and in low-resource settings. The implications of the move towards multiple modalities for nursing competencies and the move towards personalized and connected health are discussed, highlighting important areas for consideration and development in the future.

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