For Digital Therapeutics, Many Issues. But FDA Process Is Not One of Them.

February 16, 2023

Digital therapeutics are regulated like devices by the FDA. Andy Molnar, the CEO of the industry’s trade organization, the Digital Therapeutics Alliance, says the FDA clearance and authorization process for digital therapeutics “works.”

Diabetes App Improves Patient Metrics, But Physician Engagement May Be Key

February 15, 2023

A new study showed a smartphone app is associated with improvements in HbA1c levels and other measurements indicative of well-managed diabetes. The authors note, though, that benefit may come from greater physician involvement with patients and other factors related to the app.