Elizabeth Churchill, m. schraefel
As of late 2013, 39 percent of the world's population is connected to the Internet. Europe stands at 68.6 percent, with the EU at 76.5 percent; the U.S. is at 84.9 percent, with all the Americas at 62.3 percent. Even areas known to have a higher percentage of their population in the lower portion of the economic pyramid are showing steady increases in people accessing the Internet: Africa is at 21.3 percent and rising rapidly, while India is at 15.8 percent . It is clear that advances in the design of ICTs are transforming health practices, from bedside patient…
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