In the house of Digital Health, what does the ‘Digital Therapeutics’ floor look like?
July 23, 2019
Anna LorenzDigital Health Innovation Manager
Since the Digital Therapeutic Alliance published their definition, however, the industry rallied around a common and encompassing description that allows us to easily distinguish DTx from the rest of the big Digital Health house.
The key requirement to be classified as a DTx is valid clinical evidence, proving the effectiveness of a solution. To essentially prove the medical promises it makes. This is not just the key differentiator,…,
In a healthcare system that is openly called broken, it’s no big surprise that the drive to offer patient-centric, long-lasting, preventative and integrative solutions is a clear step forward. On the other hand, as clear and accessible roads to prescription and reimbursement are still only loosely paved, with no DTx-focused Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes for instance, many choose to go direct-to-patient. Lots have caught on with…,
If looked at Digital Wellness and Digital Therapeutics combined, one can see how both of them are not only growing rapidly but also the connection becomes apparent. DTx would arguably be part of the Digital Wellness family, while inhibiting a much more narrowly defined space.
Consumers are looking for ways to manage their health holistically and digital tools are here to help. Many say DTx is creating an entirely new modality in…