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How The Covid-19 Pandemic Gave Digital Health A Shot In The Arm

Forbes, Dec. 4, 2020

December 4, 2020

How The Covid-19 Pandemic Gave Digital Health A Shot In The Arm

Anthem CEO Gail Boudreaux said that Anthem had entered into a recent partnership with Apple and the University of California Irvine to use Apple Watches to “help us understand biomarkers for asthma,” …. The hope is to go from clunky paper-driven protocols to help patients figure out real-time triggers by monitoring things like heart rate, blood oxygen and sleep, with the end goal of being able to suggest personalized behavior changes. The study plans to enroll 900 patients.