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

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.

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, senior manager of Formulary Management at Magellan Rx Management, at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's annual meeting.

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What are some of the different strategies that health systems have implemented to assess the effectiveness of digital therapeutic tools?

Some of the strategies that some health plans and payers have implemented are creating an objective criteria on how to review digital therapeutics products based on priorities that are important to them. So, recognizing what's the scope that they want to evaluate; whether it's digital health, digital medicine, digital therapeutics, or a scope in a specific disease state. That's a great objective start to reviewing and evaluating these products and understanding whether it would serve their patient population and be appropriate for their formulary.