HIMSS17 TOOK PLACE IN ORLANDO, FL
February 19-23, 2017
Digital health and the convergence of mobile technologies, sensors, persuasive design of software and analytics has afforded providers the opportunity to leverage the "labor" of healthcare to achieve equal or better clinical outcomes than traditional care has afforded them. These technology have the potential to truly increase both the scope of practice and the throughput of providers that employ them, with equal or improved safety and efficacy. This presentation will first tour the types of digital health patient engagement models and metrics for both clinical and economic success. Following a detailed description of engagement and interventional models, we will review important studies in the digital health literature, both to understand the current advantages of the technology as well as its limitations.