Opportunity offered by the Empowerment ICT: A Survey ICT and Empowerment in the Espigadilla
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ICT could redesign the health service environment in a more representative way. Replacing structures and models centered in the patient, achieving objectives y immediate goals of active participation through the empowerment of ICT health services. I safe to promote the use of ICT in a context of health in central America could give rise to grave social, ethical and practical problems, especially in relation with the digital gap, meaning the participations of persons without access to technology. Never the less this article plants an empowerment model centered in the patient, supported by ICT, which will demonstrate the reach that can be achieved through the empowerment of ICT in the context of health. On the other hand, a first approach to the model will be presented, through a field study conducted in a rural area of Panama with which the reach of the model is to be measured.