Increasing Self-Efficacy Accelerates Successful Behavior Change

Over 40 years ago, Albert Bandura postulated that self-efficacy was important for individuals and societies to be able to be successful.  Many others have subsequently validated his concepts.  Self-efficacy serves as the core element of a wide variety of interventions. “Self-efficacy is the belief we have in our own abilities, specifically our ability to meet […]

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Digital Therapeutics (more than any other therapy class), Deliver Patient Understanding and Engagement

The DTxDM Conference – now twice yearly – is the premiere conference for Digital Therapeutics innovators.  This rapidly coalescing industry is built on the commitment that digital solutions can deliver meaningful and proven outcomes.  The conference highlighted the continued research and growing evidence, presented the emerging business models and dealt honestly with the opportunities and […]

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How Digital Therapeutics Programs Improve Outcomes and Reduce Costs

DistilNFO had an opportunity to interview Adam Kaufman, President & CEO at Canary Health, to talk digital therapeutics. Some of the questions posed were: What are the current needs in healthcare? What is digital therapeutics? What results have you seen? How important is peer support in online programs? and many more. Read the article to […]

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Canary Health’s Six-week Diabetes Management Program Saves $815 in One-year Healthcare, Pharmacy Utilization Costs

Cost savings were driven by decreased all-cause inpatient, outpatient, Emergency Department, and pharmacy utilization, as well as diabetes-specific outpatient utilization. Participants also had lower comorbid disease burden at one year than their controls, including hypertension, hyperlipidemia, renal disease, and depression. Read more on the results.   Read the Article

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Diabetes Self-Management Program Reduces Costs

Recently published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, the Stanford-Anthem study explores online digital therapeutic programs for patients with diabetes and its effectiveness on reducing healthcare costs and improving patient outcomes. The study found healthcare cost savings of $815 per patient in year following the program, and a decrease in the use of health-related […]

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