Healio January 25, 2022
Kate Burba

Digital health technologies provide ‘multifold’ benefits by increasing access to patient lives and improving patient care, according to a presenter at the Crohn’s and Colitis Congress.

“Currently, health care models are looking at what we call visible data. If a patient comes to us, that’s when you get the data points and they’re very intermittent. But in reality, the patient is a continuous spectrum of symptoms and spectrum of input points, these are what we call invisible data points,” Sravanthi Parasa, MD, a gastroenterologist at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, told attendees. “For us to see the patient as a whole, we need tools and technology to help us gather the data and make sense out of it. That is where digital health...

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