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What do we mean by digital health and social care?

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This free course, What do we mean by digital health and social care?, will focus on digital health and social care technologies. It will explore the different types of technologies that exist in health and social care and the advantages and disadvantages associated with each of them. It will also focus on policies and digital innovations in different parts of the UK.

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course K102 Introducing health and social care.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • explain what is meant by digital health technologies
  • evaluate the types of technologies used in health and social care
  • identify the policies and digital innovations local to where you live.

First Published: 19/04/2021

Updated: 19/04/2021

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