mHealth Intelligence September 17, 2020
Almost $23 million in federal funding is going to several mHealth and telehealth projects aimed at improving detection, care management and monitoring of people infected with the coronavirus.
The University of California at San Francisco and eight digital health companies are receiving almost $23 million in federal funding to develop telehealth and mHealth platforms that address the coronavirus pandemic.
The awards, announced this week by the National Institutes of Health, target programs to develop wearable devices, mHealth apps and other tools that monitor the health status, manage test results and identify and trace contacts of users.
“The tools these organizations plan to develop could allow us to use containment efforts, like COVID-19 testing, social distancing and quarantine, precisely when and...