Technology is everywhere in our lives. People are connected at all times and expect instant results, even when it comes to health care. Digital medicine and its telehealth component are helping to make that possible.

If telehealth is not yet integrated into your practice, chances are it is on the horizon. Seventy-six percent of US hospitals connect with patients and consulting practitioners using video and related technology, and a recent study revealed that 96% of large employers in the United States provide medical coverage for telehealth in 2019 (

Digital medicine is an overarching category that includes telehealth as well as mobile health services, remote monitoring, and other non-direct services such as interprofessional consultations. Remote monitoring plays a special role in caring for pediatric patients with chronic diseases because it can generate remote digital data and symptomatic feedback that is relayed to the physician between face-to-face patient visits....

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