The Lancet and Financial Times Commission on governing health futures 2030: growing up in a digital world

The Lancet
Nov 06, 2021 Volume 398 Number 10312 p1663-1776
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/issue/current

 

The Lancet Commissions
The Lancet and Financial Times Commission on governing health futures 2030: growing up in a digital world
Ilona Kickbusch,et al. on behalf of the Secretariat of the Lancet and Financial Times Commission
Executive summary
From the short-term and long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic to the health insecurities brought about by climate change, health futures are unfolding in an era of accelerating economic, societal, technological, and environmental changes. Digital transformations, which we define as the multifaceted processes of integration of digital technologies and platforms into all areas of life, including health, are central to understanding—and shaping—many of these disruptive dynamics. Because large gaps remain in the current evidence base on the interface of digital technologies and health, taking a precautionary, mission-oriented, and value-based approach to its governance is crucial…