Accelerating a seamless integration of digital health into traditional health insurance with DTx-Insurance collaboration

DTx-Insurance Partnerships

Availability of real-time and reliable health data from digital health tools, resolve of governments to combat non-communicable diseases and willingness of members to share health data in lieu of benefits such as a reduced premium is a perfect opportunity for insurers to enter into innovative digital health partnerships and move from being merely a payer of healthcare to partners in good health.

Digital disease management program – A responsive approach to manage chronic diseases during a pandemic

Disease Management Programmes

With the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic that spread globally at an accelerated pace, healthcare resources at all levels were shifted away from the management and prevention of chronic diseases to contain the outbreak. Prolonged lock-downs have led to reduced access to healthcare, a sudden drop in the referrals to physicians, and a reduction in the hospitalization of patients for treatment of conditions other than the COVID-19 infection. Reports suggest a partial or complete disruption of services for chronic patients across many countries worldwide. Options for community-based support and care for such patients are limited, thereby leading to a serious concern about the effect of the pandemic on the long-term clinical outcomes of patients with chronic diseases.

Augment Patient Outcomes through Remote Health Coaching

Ways to Augment Patient Engagement through Remote Health Coaching

Neha Robin, the Star Health Coach at Wellthy Therapeutics shares her experience of working closely with people with chronic diseases. Her patient centric approach of counselling, the motivation to add value to the patient’s lives daily and her love for making a difference makes her patients love working with her so much.

How digital therapeutics can improve outcomes across the cardiac continuum

As the world is still limping back after the sabotage done by the COVID-19, on September 29, World Heart Day was observed by the healthcare sector and world at large. Wellthy Therapeutics hosted a knowledge sharing webinar with Dr Mrinal Kanti Das, the President of the Cardiology Society of India and a Senior Consultant Cardiologist, who imparted knowledge gained during his illustrious career of 35 years. 

The rise of Digital therapeutics: The new standard in Patient Support Programs

Digital Patient Support Programmes

Traditional Patient Support Programmes, although well-intentioned, with their focus being on medication support and low-touch condition education, struggled to drive care plan compliance with their essentially low-tech approach to patient support. The winds of change in the way newer age patient support programs work are, however, beginning to blow.

Wellness apps offer promises, Digital Therapeutics provides results, it’s time for Insurers to chose

Digital Wellness Vs Digital Therapeutics

Chronic diseases have long been an insurer’s Achilles heel The prevalence of chronic diseases like diabetes and cardiovascular conditions is on the rise worldwide. As per the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of diabetics that stood at 84 million in 1995, will witness a 2.5 times increase to 228 million in the developing countries

Role of Digital Therapeutics(DTx) in Reforming the Insurance Industry

Digital Therapeutics and Insurance

The rising cost of chronic conditions due to an increase in ageing population and changing
lifestyle is creating monumental pressure on health and life insurers worldwide. Almost two-
thirds of the insurer’s premium gets spent on treatment related to chronic conditions such as
diabetes; conditions that are preventable or can be managed well by lifestyle modification
like diet, exercise and weight-loss!