The Internet of People focuses on collective efforts to encourage and stimulate an interconnection between the owning and sharing of data, technology, individuals and healthcare workers.

The Internet of People thus will enable us to co-create new models of care that are participatory, predictive, personalized and focused on illness prevention. This will result in increased efficiency and effectiveness of health systems, and the creation of true value in the digital era for the benefit of all healthcare stakeholders. 

This is achieved by breaking down fragmentation, increasing accessibility, reducing costs and improving patient safety and experiences, as well as making healthcare more equitable.

Read more on opportunities in our Viewpoint paper

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