Community Nurse Roles in Using Health Care Technology for Patients with Hypertension in Thailand 4.0

Authors

  • ภทพร บวรทิพย์ คณะพยาบาลศาสตร์แมคคอร์มิค มหาวิทยาลัยพายัพ
  • กฤตธีรา เพียรรักษ์การ คณะพยาบาลศาสตร์แมคคอร์มิค มหาวิทยาลัยพายัพ

Keywords:

Community nurse roles, hypertension, Thailand 4.0

Abstract

In Thailand, the numbers of patients with hypertension have increased gradually. This disease affects the patient physically and psychologically well-being. It also affects the economics of the country. Thus, hypertension is an urgent problem that should be resolved. Thailand has used the Thailand 4.0 model as a guideline for health policy that aims to improve healthcare. Information technology was used as an important tool to lead Thailand to Thailand Health 4.0. Essential technologies include 1) Social Webs and Network, 2) Mobile Application, 3) Internet of Things, 4) Cloud Computing, 5) Big Data and Health analytics, 6) Robotics, and 5) Artificial Intelligences. Thus, information technology and innovation knowledge and skills are crucial for community nurses in the era of Thailand 4.0. Information technology and innovation should be used for improving healthcare in patients with hypertension in community settings. The purpose of this article is to explain Thailand 4.0 Public Health Policy, information technology in Health 4.0, and community nurse roles in Health 4.0. This article can help community health nurses in using information technology to improve healthcare for patients with hypertension effectively.

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Published

2019-06-27

How to Cite

บวรทิพย์ ภ., & เพียรรักษ์การ ก. (2019). Community Nurse Roles in Using Health Care Technology for Patients with Hypertension in Thailand 4.0. Journal of Nurses Association of Thailand Northern Office, 25(1), 14–22. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/jnorthnurse/article/view/211791

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Research Articles