The rise in the use of digital health-care technologies such as electronic patient-reported outcome measures enables a transformation of the traditional care model. In light of the increasing demand for rheumatologists, telehealth could enable more efficient usage of scarce face-to-face appointments.
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J.K. declares non-financial interests, being part of the Digital Rheumatology Network steering board, and the following financial interests: he has or has had consulting relationships with ABATON, Abbvie, BMS, Böhringer Ingelheim, Chugai, Galapagos, Gilead, GSK, Lilly, Medac, Novartis, UCB, Vila Health and Werfen, and has received study support from ABATON, Abbvie, DFG, EIT Health, Novartis, Sanofi, Thermo Fisher and UCB. A.C. declares no competing interests.
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Chan, A., Knitza, J. Remote monitoring in rheumatology: seeing the right patient at the right time. Nat Rev Rheumatol 19, 680–681 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41584-023-01008-1