Type: 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…

There is no escaping modern technology in medical practice today and digital health is no exception. In fact, research suggests some digital health therapeutics 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,…