DIGITAL HEALTH

Poster

Interactive Digital Health: Engaging Healthy Behaviors & Clinical Outcomes

The use of self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) has been a standard of care for people with type 2 diabetes.This observational real-world study with a large health plan, a blood glucose meter company and a digital health solution was conducted virtually to evaluate the impact of the FDA-cleared One Touch Reveal Plus® app (OTRP) powered by Welldoc’s
BlueStar® on BG control through a pre-post study of glucose control, participant engagement, and health care utilization and cost.

Round table discussion with Keith Reynolds, Welldoc

Drones, Devices, and Digital Health: 4 Virtual Summit Takeaways

Discussing emerging trends in healthcare with industry leaders and innovators In partnership with TytoCare and Zipline, Welldoc hosted a virtual summit in early March to discuss trends in digital health and more. The summit included keynote presentations from Dr. Vivian Lee (Verily), Dr. Robert Huckman (Harvard Business School), and Stacie Ruth (Best Buy Health). Attendees listened to additional industry conversations with Marc Harrison(Intermountain), Keller Rinaudo (Zipline), David Bardan (TytoCare), …

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Dr. Mansur Shomali, Welldoc's Chief Medical Officer discussing clinical decision support

Digital Health Tools Become Valuable Adjunct in Clinical Decision Support

Mansur Shomali, MD, CM, Welldoc’s Chief Medical Officer and practicing endocrinologist with a large practice of people with diabetes, discusses how digital health tools help people and their healthcare providers improve the care of chronic diseases in dramatic ways. Noting that self-care is a critical component of chronic disease management and requires significant effort by …

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Hope Warshaw, long time diabetes educator

Power of Collaboration – AADE and Welldoc Embrace Digital Health

Hope Warshaw, long time diabetes educator, 2016 President of the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE), offers details about the multi-year and ongoing collaboration between AADE and Welldoc. This collaboration has been built on the goal to enable AADE’s members (diabetes educators) to develop the skills and have the resources to integrate digital health solutions …

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Laurel Feature

Employers Look to Digital Health Tools as Solutions

In this brief video Laurel Pickering, Welldoc’s EVP, Enterprise Solutions, describes the current landscape surrounding the use by employers of digital health solutions. She points out that employers have attempted to introduce a slew of digital health tools to employees, but the uptake has been disappointing, in part because these tools just have not delivered. …

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Woman using smartphone

Virtual Delivery, Steps Better (and Fewer) than Ride-Share Services

Uber and other ride-share companies have been testing out and launching new services to solve the persistent problem of getting people to their healthcare appointments. But from our digital health perspective, we ask: is this an optimal solution? In today’s in-person healthcare delivery world, there are real and practical reasons to employ ride-share services. For the person …

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Malinda Peeples Feature

FDA’s Pre-Certification Public Workshop: Top Line Take Aways from a Digital Health Clinician Researcher

In mid-2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the Digital Health Innovation Action Plan. At the same time FDA’s current Commissioner, Scott Gottleib, MD, launched the Software Precertification Pilot Program, simply called Pre-Certification or Pre-Cert program. Uniqueness’s of Digital Health Technologies This program, developed under FDA’s Center for Center for Devices and Radiological Health …

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Older woman working out with weights, headphones, and checking her smartphone

Diabetes Care Standards Encourage Optimization of Self-care with Digital Health Solutions

For many years, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has annually updated their Standards of Medicare Care in Diabetes and for years these standards have included the recommendation that all people receive Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES),1 a service covered by Medicare and other health plans. Yet several reports show that despite evidence of its effectiveness, the rate …

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