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Data and Digital Health Therapeutics

Maximizing Data from Digital Health Solutions Translates to Productivity in Clinical Practice

There is no escaping modern technology in medical practice today and digital health is no exception. In fact, research suggests some digital health solutions can be as impactful in the management of some diseases as a medication. Thus, the term: “software as a drug.” We’re in the embryonic phase of realizing the promise of well-researched, …

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Mansur E. Shomali, MD, CM, Welldoc Medical Doctor

Integrating Digital Health Therapeutics into Medical Practice: Our Doc’s POV

Healthcare providers are comfortable practicing medicine the old-fashioned way, says Mansur Shomali, WellDoc’s Medical Director and practicing endocrinologist. He shares in this video how he integrates a variety of innovative digital health solutions into his practice. Shomali says digital health solutions help him deliver more clinically effective and time efficient care, while allowing him to …

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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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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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