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Digital medicine's march on chronic disease

Digital medicine offers the possibility of continuous monitoring, behavior modification and personalized interventions at low cost, potentially easing the burden of chronic disease in cost-constrained healthcare systems.

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Figure 1: The shift from acute to chronic disease.


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J.C.K. is an advisor to Claritas Mind Sciences and to PureTech Health. E.E. and D.Z. are employed by PureTech, which has companies operating in the digital medicine area, including Akili Interactive Labs and Sonde Health, mentioned in the article.

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Kvedar, J., Fogel, A., Elenko, E. et al. Digital medicine's march on chronic disease. Nat Biotechnol 34, 239–246 (2016).

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