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Defining digital medicine

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Digital medicine is poised to transform biomedical research, clinical practice and the commercial sector. Here we introduce a monthly column from R&D/venture creation firm PureTech tracking digital medicine's emergence.

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Figure 1: The types of physiological data points and the wearable sensors under development or on the market to monitor them.

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    In the version of this article initially published, PureTech was incorrectly credited for the illustration on p. 457. The Biosensing Body Image illustration is by Abby B. Marsh. The error has been corrected in the HTML and PDF versions of the article.


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PureTech is actively forming companies in the digital medicine area, including Akili, which is mentioned in the article.

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Elenko, E., Underwood, L. & Zohar, D. Defining digital medicine. Nat Biotechnol 33, 456–461 (2015).

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