Telemedicine has been a saving grace during the pandemic, allowing sick Americans to receive care without risking getting sicker. Yet for those with chronic illness, the practical implications of recent developments in digital care are sure to prevail long past COVID-19’s end.
Bob Gold is the chief clinical behavioral technologist and founder at GoMo Health. He has over 20 years’ applied research and development in the behavioral and cognitive science of human motivation, activation, and resiliency.
Matt Longman is the marketing and communications manager for Medisafe, a US-based digital therapeutics company specializing in medication management solutions.
Erin Levitsky is based in Toronto, where she is equal parts writer and photography curator. Her background is in media theory, technoculture, and photography history and preservation.
Managing chronic health conditions can be hard. Omada combines behavioral science and data monitoring to help individuals make changes – and helping healthcare providers and employers save money. It goes the extra mile by linking users with IRL health coaches and support networks.
Between high fees at private clinics, long wait times for public care, and COVID-19 keeping people at home, British women are finding it difficult to care for their reproductive health. By going digital, Hertility Health offers personalised, professional care at home and at a fraction of the cost.
Will menopausal women get the personalised care they need? Might fitness fans embrace recovery? Could the power of collective responsibility outlast the pandemic? In this part of the 2021 Expert Outlook, we speak to three experts about how individualised care can make people more resilient.
As COVID-19 increased the prevalence of mental health issues across the UK, support services – which were already under strain pre-pandemic – were stretched to their limits. How has TikTok helped Gen Z maintain their wellbeing during the crisis? And how can it supplement clinical care?