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The geographies of digital health – digital therapeutic landscapes and mobilities

Abstract

Digital technologies have long impacted the field of health, causing fundamental changes for the geographies of the production, movement, and consumption of health. Despite this, there is limited health geography engagement with digital health, and an understanding of how digital health affects the spatialities of health remains underdeveloped. Here, using autoethnography, I reflect on personal encounters with digital health in the UK to initiate analytical attention into the geographies of digital health. I demonstrate that digital health technologies are interconnected and increasingly structure access to health, impacting the equality of health; and that digital health disrupts existing, and creates new, therapeutic landscapes and mobilities.

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(2021). The geographies of digital health – digital therapeutic landscapes and mobilities. Health and Place, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2021.102610

Acceptance Date Jun 21, 2021
Publication Date Jun 23, 2021
Publicly Available Date Jun 26, 2023
Journal Health and Place
Print ISSN 1353-8292
Publisher Elsevier
Pages 1-8
DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2021.102610
Publisher URL https://www.journals.elsevier.com/health-and-place

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