Digital pharmacies on the rise. But who is going to pay?

Today consumers are used to getting just about everything delivered at their doorstep. But historically, getting medication required a trip to the doctor’s office and then a stop at the pharmacy. However, digital may interrupt this paradigm.  It’s no secret that medication adherence is a major issue in healthcare. While medication costs have often been pointed to as the main […]

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Digital health technologies hold key to new Parkinson’s treatments

The use of digital health technologies across health care and drug development has accelerated. A new paper titled “Digital Progression Biomarkers as Novel Endpoints in Clinical Trials: A Multistakeholder Perspective,” co-authored by experts across diverse disciplines, highlights how new remote monitoring technologies present a tremendous opportunity to advance digital medicine in health care even further, specifically in Parkinson’s disease. This […]

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Novel digital dashboard improves cancer case review efficiency

Multidisciplinary tumor boards are vital to cancer treatment plans, bringing together clinicians from different specialties to guide patient treatment and improve outcomes. However, compiling the relevant data for each case is time-consuming and requires contributions from multiple team members. To optimize the process, researchers at the MU School of Medicine partnered with Roche Diagnostics to evaluate a cloud-based product called […]

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The digital world has divided parents and their children

Impact of digital technology on children and adults One of the world’s leading authorities on mental health of children warned now, before the consequences of the Dgitalisierung for the development of children. Through all the digital influences the relationship between adults and children is deteriorating. This impact particularly on what children actually learn from adults and parents. Peter Fonagy, a […]

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