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When discussing technology in pediatrics, it can often seem like it’s only a source of problems. A presentation at the virtual 2020 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition offers 10 ways that technology can help promote health.
Our day-to-day life is filled with many forms of technology and the COVID-19 pandemic has shown just how much we depend on it all to keep us connected and entertained, as well as keep people safe by allowing them to work from home. Megan A. Moreno, MD, MSEd, MPH, professor of pediatrics and affiliate professor of educational psychology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, shared her presentation “10 ways to use digital tools to promote health” at the virtual 2020 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition. She stated that the 10 tips offered ways for pediatricians to learn and understand; listen and elevate voices; care for patients; engage in advocacy; and care oneself.
The 10 ways to utilize technology for health included: