The DigiCare Model is a framework model for facilitating healthcare students to learn how to support and coach self-management of patients with chronic diseases more efficiently either in-person or utilizing digital devices and technologies. The DigiCare Model is a generic model to fit in any local teaching or working culture in healthcare.
Figure. Illustration of the DigiCare Model and its four layers and key concepts.
The foundation of the DigiCare Model is based on the results of literature reviews of best practices and current research in the field as well as on the needs analysis and empirical knowledge by the local experts. The designing process utilized active and innovative methods of constructing the synthesis and consensus of the work by DigiCare consortium experts.