I spent eight months in and out of hospital, received eight operations on my left leg, had my left knee joint replaced twice, and had two cataract operations. Managing my care and booking appointments by phone took a lot of effort. I jumped at the chance to use a patient portal, a digital health tool that my doctor introduced me to.
Alexa Thompson uses digital health to book medical appointments, manage her medication, and to track her weight, blood pressure and body mass from her home in Halifax.
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