Category: Digital Health

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The Everlywell At-Home COVID-19 Test Collection Kit Receives FDA Authorization for Direct to Consumer Purchase

The Everlywell COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit DTC is now available for general use without a prescription, including the purchase by asymptomatic individuals, retailers, pharmacies, and organizations. The Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) makes the Everlywell COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit DTC available without a doctor’s prescription directly to individuals who are not experiencing symptoms and who have no suspected exposure to COVID-19.

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2021 SilverCloud Health Report – Implementing Digital Mental Health Programs and Services for Employees

Digital mental health organization SilverCloud Health has released its 2021 Employee Mental Health and Well-being Report. The survey data show that many employees struggle with reduced productivity due to stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic and that employees’ mental health symptoms are going unaddressed and becoming more significant.

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Ava Announces FDA Clearance for Ava Fertility Tracker

Digital healthcare company Ava has announced it has received FDA clearance for its Ava Fertility Tracker, making it the first and only FDA-cleared fertility tracking wearable. Ava’s fertility tracking sensor bracelet and accompanying app, Ava Fertility Tracker, is already the first and only wearable machine learning device to aid women in ovulation prediction and facilitation of conception.

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Drivers of Digital Health Technologies – Improving the Patient Experience

Confidence in digital health technologies’ and tools’ potential continues to progress as health systems continue to invest in a more digital health care experience – focusing on connecting with, communicating with, and monitoring patients outside the health system’s walls.
Successful adopters of PET have started with buy-in at the senior leadership level, redesigning the organizational strategy to become more consumer/patient-obsessed.

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Wellinks Announces Initiation of IRB Approved Study of Digital Health Solution for COPD

Wellinks has announced the initiation of an IRB approved research pilot study for patients previously diagnosed with COPD. The study aims to demonstrate the feasibility of collecting and tracking information essential to managing COPD patients, including adherence to medication regimen, lung health, and symptoms onset. Investigators will also assess engagement and satisfaction with the Wellinks solution.