STAT Plus: 5 names to know in digital therapeutics: the folks behind apps that work like medicines

No one actually knew what digital therapeutics have been 10 years in the past. At the moment, there’s nonetheless no good definition.

At its easiest, the sphere contains apps meant for use like drugs and even with drugs — consider the ovulation-tracking app that was cleared by the Meals and Drug Administration for contraception, or the apps that work with sensors caught on drugs or in blood glucose readers. The sphere additionally contains video video games and apps designed to duplicate well-established psychological well being therapies.

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