Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Very Brief Blog: AMA Launches 100-page Digital Health Innovation Playbook

For several years, AMA has had committees and workgroups closely involved with digital health issues.   AMA now has released a 102-page "Playbook" as a magazine-style white paper, presenting key questions and choices for bringing digital health technologies to patient care.

See the home page here.   Register with email to get a link to the 102-page PDF.

Less visionary than the 100 page Playbook, see also an AMA 28 page 2018 deck on updates in coding, etc., here.

FDA, Real World Evidence Often Reflects Data from DHealth

On Monday, January 28, 2019, FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb gave a speech at the Bipartisan Policy Center in DC on FDA's next moves in real world data, real world evidence, much of which may involve mobile health data collection. 

See review at Endpoints, here.  The speech extends the FDA viewpoint for a RWE framework as released in December.