Digital health interventions (DHIs) are health services delivered electronically through formal or informal care. DHIs can be used for a wide range of services such as facilitated health promotion communication, electronic medical records used by providers, or mobile health apps used by consumers. Ultimately, DHIs are used to achieve certain health objectives. During the COVID-19 outbreak, digital health interventions began to gain popularity and attention, as it offered solutions to pressing healthcare issues caused by the pandemic. In a HITLAB (Health Innovation Technologies Lab) Virtual Town Hall presented by Information Mediary Corp. (IMC), a group of expert panelists, discussed the importance of digital health interventions for patients and physicians in the age of COVID-19.
HITLAB Announces Finalists for Fall 2021 Breakthrough Alliance Challenge
December 7, 2021
HITLAB is pleased to announce the five finalists selected for the Fall 2021 Breakthrough Alliance (BTA) challenge. The BTA is a digital health consortium which was created to accelerate a greater number of innovations to improve health outcomes and care delivery through verified emerging technologies.
The finalists, which were selected based on innovation, scalability, sustainability and impact of their solution, include Cardiomo Care Inc., Duality Technologies, and Livemetric. There were dozens of extensive applications from around the world, which were reviewed and scored by a panel of independent judges and Breakthrough Board Members.
The winning solutions will be evaluated in rapid-cycle studies with end-users, providing key validation data and actionable insights on concept, design, feasibility and market potential. They will also have an opportunity to present with other industry leaders at HITLAB’s monthly Digital Health Symposia.
“We had an all-time, great pool of applicants from around the world with highly innovative solutions. The judges made it clear that it was a close competition with very fine details separating the finalists from those that did not advance,” according to Stan Kachnowski, Chair of HITLAB and Director Digital Health Program, Columbia Business School. “Ultimately, the 5 digital health solutions that were selected, adequately address current gaps in healthcare and fulfill unmet needs in the marketplace.”
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