ISPOR Europe Panel: “Will COVID-19 Accelerate the Adoption of Digital Health Technologies?”

Tomorrow, Monday, November 16 at 15:00 CET (9:00 EST/6:00 PST), I will be on an ISPOR Europe Panel titled “Will COVID-19 Accelerate the Adoption of Digital Health Technologies? Perspectives on Evaluating Digital Health Technologies during Global Disease Outbreaks“. The session will be moderated by Kristian Kidholm, PhD of the University of Southern Denmark, and my…

Quantifying the digital divide

Telemedicine and video-conferencing are helping to bridge the gap in access to care during the COVID-19 pandemic. These approaches, however, only work if patients have access to the technology needed to engage in telemedicine or videoconference visits. A paper by Roberts and Mehrota (2020) uses data from the 2018 American Community Survey (ACS) and finds…

Where is digital health taking off?

Where is digital health taking off? One way to answer this question is to look to see where research is currently being conducted to determine where innovation is most likely in the future. The American Medical Association (AMA) summarizes the Chen et al. (2019) paper in JAMA that looks at the number of government-registered digital…