Prescription Digital Therapeutics

The AJMC® Prescription Digital Therapeutics compendium is a resource for news and interviews about prescription digital therapeutics and related technologies.

Dr Soumya Vishwanath on Knowledge Gaps Regarding Digital Therapeutics for Behavioral Health Disorders

May 18th 2022, 6:14pm


Soumya Vishwanath, PharmD, senior manager of formulary management at Magellan Rx Management, explained what she wishes more people understood about digital therapeutics for behavioral health disorders.

Game-Based App Helps Children Self-Report Symptoms During Cancer Treatment

May 18th 2022, 5:32pm


The mobile app Color Me Healthy uses gamified elements to help children with cancer self-report their symptoms throughout treatment; all study participants reported symptoms at least once.

What's Behind Lagging Payer Uptake of Prescription Digital Therapeutics?

May 10th 2022, 2:09pm


In a session at the 2022 Asembia Specialty Pharmacy Summit, Jayne Hornung, chief clinical officer at Managed Markets Insights & Technology (MMIT), outlined factors driving payer hesitation when it comes to covering prescription digital therapeutics.

Geoffrey Boyce Discusses AtHome's Response to Hesitancy, Access Barriers to Telebehavioral Services

May 8th 2022, 3:15pm


Good telehealth is not about the technology, but rather the quality of service from the licensed professional, said Geoffrey Boyce, CEO of Array Behavioral Care.

Dr Soumya Vishwanath Highlights Tools for Assessing the Effectiveness of Digital Therapeutics

May 4th 2022, 12:25pm


Health plans and payers have plenty of options for how to analyze the effectiveness of digital therapeutic tools, as there are several effective strategies, according to Soumya Vishwanath, PharmD, of Magellan Rx Management.

Contributor: Exploring the Patient Experience as a Driver for Loyalty in the Digital Age

May 1st 2022, 10:33am


In this contributor piece, Gary Hamilton, CEO of InteliChart, the online patient engagement platform, explores how the digital evolution in health care can lead to quality care, convenience, and ongoing patient loyalty.

Achieving Equitable Breast Cancer Care: Clinical Trials, Mental Health, and Digital Therapeutics

November 23rd 2021, 2:00pm


Discussions regarding health equity and access to care have long been implicated in breast cancer. Here, key opinion leaders discuss the latest progress in clinical trial access, digital therapeutics, and other efforts that aim to ameliorate these care gaps.

Digital Sleep Therapeutic Would Save Costs for Payers, Employers, Analyses Find

May 14th 2021, 3:33pm


When patients had the option of using prescription digital therapeutics, their insurers and employers saved significant money in both direct and indirect medical costs, the 2 studies found.

Driven by Need for Data and Improved Access, Outcomes, the Future of Psychiatry Is Digital

October 4th 2019, 1:08pm


Emerging technologies have the potential to push psychiatry into a new era of evidence-based care, with improved treatment and access.