Digital Health Science: To-Dos

Ever wonder what/where/who you should be doing/going/meeting to further your digital health science awesomeness?  Well, we hosted our 5th Annual mHealth@Duke Conference last week, along with Smashing Boxes, and brought over 200 digital health scientists, students,
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Digital Health Innovations, Part 5: The Cure for Pilot-itis

This 5-part blog series is about designing evidence-based patient-facing digital health interventions for vulnerable populations that are efficacious, scalable, and cost-effective. Think it’s a tall order? IT IS! But it’s not impossible. We have some
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Digital Health Innovations, Part 4: Testing and Evaluation

This 5-part blog series is about designing evidence-based patient-facing digital health interventions for vulnerable populations that are efficacious, scalable, and cost-effective. Think it’s a tall order? IT IS! But it’s not impossible. We have some
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Digital Health Innovations, Pt 3: Experiment Design

This 5-part blog series is about designing evidence-based patient-facing digital health interventions for vulnerable populations that are efficacious, scalable, and cost-effective. Think it’s a tall order? IT IS! But it’s not impossible. We have some
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Digital Health Innovations, Part 2: Foundation & Hypothesis Formation

 This 5-part blog series is about designing evidence-based patient-facing digital health interventions for vulnerable populations that are efficacious, scalable, and cost-effective. Think it’s a tall order? IT IS! But it’s not impossible. We have some
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Digital Health Innovations for Medically Vulnerable Populations: Part 1

This 5-part blog series is about designing evidence-based patient-facing digital health interventions for vulnerable populations that are efficacious, scalable, and cost-effective. Think it’s a tall order? IT IS! But it’s not impossible. We have some
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What’s next in digital health (vol 211)

Part of our ongoing, intermittent, and highly speculative series about what’s next in digital health Invisible apps are what’s next in digital health. These are some of the best. We’ve yet to see many invisible
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GirlTrek is what’s next in [digital] public health programs

The New York Times blog, Fixes, featured one of my favorite organizations today. Girl Trek is the best public health program you haven’t heard about [yet]. Look, I’m a scientist, a wonk, a tinkerer. I’m
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[Old] data is the new oil

By now, you’re probably tired of hearing that “data (sic) is the new oil.” However unlike oil, data’s value is on the rise. Apparently that’s also true for old data. There’s word today that, Viant,
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The digital [app] divide is bad for our health

Michael Kende posted an intriguing piece on TechCrunch about the digital divide in the app world. In it, he argues that the rapid but uneven proliferation of apps may widen global disparities in access. This is because smartphones not as widely
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