Real World Evidence -The Challenges for Digital Health

  The gold standard for clinical trials is a randomized controlled trial design (RCT)- here, control and treatment groups are compared while all else is held equal to determine if…

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When Depression Lingers- Is There an App for That?

  In past blogs, I have written about the value of digital mental health in helping alleviate the burden of depression and anxiety via mindfulness meditation and cognitive behavioral therapy.…

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Digital Health in 2020 Trends and Wishlists

  The last decade saw tremendous development in digital health. With the growing penetration of smartphone ownership globally, having tools at your fingertips to support health and wellness is commonplace.…

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More Opportunities to Leverage Digital Phenotypes- Some Cautions

  In last week's blog post, I wrote about the value of being able to make personalized care recommendations based on the evidence base. The challenge of Randomized Control Trials…

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Beyond Blood- The New Era of Digital Biomarkers

With the Theranos scandal now fading into Silicon Valley lore, the reality of digital biomarkers and the data derived from devices is teeming with information, opportunity and the need for…

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Moving from Healthcare to Health- Flourishing

Over 80 years ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) defined health as "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity"…

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