What is a digital therapeutic and will it impact AI?

While definitions vary, digital health products usually refer to information and communications technologies used to send, receive or exchange medical information. Typical examples include telemedicine, mobile apps and predictive analytics. More recently, however, with the realization that many digital health products are not subjected to clinical testing, a new category has emerged-digital therapeutics. According to…

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Artificial intelligence health apps improve access to NHS doctors

Leading UK National Health Service (NHS) researchers say AI could handle most routine check-ups, giving doctors more time to focus on quality interactions with patients. Public satisfaction with general practioners (GPs) are at their lowest levels since records began and missed appointments cost the NHS £1 billion in 2017. Vishal Nangalia, a consultant anaesthesiologist at…

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