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Covid-19, Innovazione Tecnologica e i nuovi scenari dell’assistenza (a distanza)
Journal Title: SALUTE E SOCIETÀ 
Author/s: Carlo Botrugno, Sandra Gallerini, Giulia Mascagni 
Year:  2021 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  19 Pg. 40-58 FullText PDF:  231 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SES2021-002004
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The advent of the pandemic has renewed the centrality of health equity in healthcare and shown the urgency of reflecting on the factors that affect healthcare accessibility. In particular, there is a need to integrate the analysis on healthcare inequalities with the new disparities in-duced by the digitalization of healthcare. The article starts by highlighting three critical issues faced by the Italian NHS during the Covid-19 health emergency. After that, an overview of the main attempts made by the Italian Government to stimulate a digital transition of healthcare-delivery is provided. Finally, the interplay of conventional inequalities, digital divides and health literacy is assessed from a critical point of view and the risk of a two-speed right to health is emphasized.
Keywords: Covid-19; Digital divide; Healthcare; Health literacy; Access to care; Health divide.

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Carlo Botrugno, Sandra Gallerini, Giulia Mascagni, in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 2/2021, pp. 40-58, DOI:10.3280/SES2021-002004


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