Digital health technology is an umbrella term to describe products and solutions that engage consumers for lifestyle, wellness and medical related purposes.
It includes various subcategories such as:
- Digital therapeutics (DTx)
- Mobile health apps (mhealth apps)
- Wearable devices
- Electronic health records (EHR)
- Internet of medical things (IoMT)
All subcategories of digital health technology centre around the collection and analysis of health data by patients and healthcare providers to precipitate a certain action that will improve health outcomes for patients.
If you are wondering why its important that digital health technologies connect and share data, check out our article titled "How do digital health technologies connect?".