Researchers from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Wake Forest University are collaborating with San Francisco-based Omada Health to explore the effectiveness of a virtual diabetes prevention program.
The PREDICTS (“Preventing Diabetes with Digital Health and Coaching for Translation and Scalability”) randomized control trial will include approximately 500 participants with verified clinical eligibility for Omada’s CDC-recognized diabetes prevention program, according to an announcement. Omada Health is best known for its digitally-enabled intensive behavioral counseling, enabling individuals at elevated risk of chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes and heart disease to change the habits that put them most at risk, the organization’s officials attest.
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What if health care were designed so that in-person visits were the second, third, or even last option for meeting routine patient needs, rather than the first? This question seems to elicit two basic responses — sometimes expressed in the same breath: “The idea will upset many physicians, who are already under duress” and “I wish my health care worked that way.”
Stroke, a leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States, ranks as the fifth leading cause of death in South Carolina.
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Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center Among First in Tri-State to Offer Innovative Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease
Via: PR Newswire
Minimally Invasive Technology Temporarily Reverses Blood Flow in the Brain to Prevent Devastating Strokes
Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola is the first hospital in Northwest Florida and Alabama to offer an innovative new treatment for patients at risk for stroke due to blockages in the carotid arteries of the neck.
Via: NewCo Shift
Smart, young, talented, and very much not bro-tastic.
Via: Omada Health
In September, Rob Coppedge of Echo Ventures made waves with a CNBC-published commentary “Digital Health is Dead.” The content of his piece, however, delivered more nuance than its headline. Rob’s issue was not with the rise of an industry that has brought unprecedented consumer focus and innovation to a stagnated healthcare system; his critique was instead focused on the buzzword-focused ecosystem that has grown up around it. The final section of his piece is titled “Digital Health is Dead - Now the Work Begins.”