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February 26, 2021

“These are interventions that actually work” Brian Dolan

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This month’s Digital Health Videocast sees us sit down with Brian Dolan, Founder and lead writer of Exits & Outcomes (E&O), following the highly successful launch of our latest industry report Prescription Digital Therapeutics (PDT) The Future of Digital Therapeuticsco-created by HealthXL and E&O.


For those of you following our videocast series, there may be a sense of déjà vu as we learn of Brian’s early career connection with Washington DC (much like our previous sit-downs with Sarah Iselin, Chris Coburn and Steve Kraus). Having attended Boston University and taking advantage of their excellent journalism school Brian was to find himself placed in Washington DC as a political correspondent for a semester. A career as a political journalist was not on the cards but Washington had captivated him. On graduating from Boston University Brian moved to the nation’s capital permanently as an editor for the media brand Fierce Markets. It was during his tenure here in which he was exposed to both technology and healthcare publications, helping to launch a series of publications focused on mobile in the mid-2000s. 


We learn of his passion as he watched the mobile industry evolve out of nothing, indeed an industry that would be paramount to the evolution of healthcare. On seeing mobile solutions being adopted across industries Brian felt there was ample opportunity to integrate it with the healthcare industry who had not fully embraced it yet and so in 2008 MobiHealthNews was born as a health tech publication.


Brian’s understanding of the fusion and possibilities between technology and healthcare has evolved over the past decade as the industry moved from the early days of med-tech to what we know now as digital health. 


Digital health has come to mean so many things” Brian tells us and it is perhaps for this reason he founded Exits & Outcomes in 2019. “Digital health has matured considerably in the past 12 years since I first started writing about it, but most health tech journalism is still written for those just entering the discussion. Exits & Outcomes (E&O) is a subscription-only, weekly newsletter for digital health strategists, creatives, and operators.”


It is Brian's experience in this industry that makes him such a valuable collaborator on our latest industry report. HealthXL released our first industry report on Digital Therapeutics (DTx) back in 2018 but so much has changed since then. A wide variety of companies have co-opted the term “digital therapeutics'' to describe their digital health offerings. We discuss our collaboration on the report which seeks to cut through some of that noise by focusing on a smaller promising subset of this group: prescription digital therapeutics.


A key part of our conversation turns to how we may define DTx with Brian summing up “The key to it is (DTx) are not just interventions but they have some sort of evidence to back them up...These are interventions that actually work”.


During the videocast we dive into a number of areas including:


What does the future of DTx look like to you. ? Get in touch with us here!

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Connect with peers and share insights

Don't miss out on the discussion of the latest insights and reports on digital health. Meet with peers and take a deep dive for 75 minutes. Unlike at webinars, you can freely exchange experiences and insights to solve challenges and design the future of DTx.

Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)

Sprint: Prescription DTx - Commercialization Models & Adoption

21st September @ 10:45AM EDT

Join this series of 2 meetings to discuss with other senior leaders Commercialization Models & Adoption in Prescription DTx. Limited spaces available so apply now to secure your place in the conversation.

Featuring
Lee Shapiro
Lee Shapiro
Managing Partner, 7wire Ventures
Michael Pace
Michael Pace
Founder and President at PalmHealth.co
Featuring
Lee Shapiro
Lee Shapiro
Managing Partner, 7wire Ventures
Michael Pace
Michael Pace
Founder and President at PalmHealth.co
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)

DTx - Medtech partnerships

23rd September @ 10:45AM EDT

Join us in this informal conversation with senior leaders how DTx companies should think about Medtech as the appropriate partner and vice versa. Apply now to connect with peers and network with new people.

Featuring
Lisa Suennen
Lisa Suennen
Group Leader, Manatt Ventures
Sean Cheng
Sean Cheng
VC Investor, Philips Ventures
Featuring
Lisa Suennen
Lisa Suennen
Group Leader, Manatt Ventures
Sean Cheng
Sean Cheng
VC Investor, Philips Ventures
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)

DTx in Mental Health: Scaling access to care - Fireside chat with Big Health Co-founder & CEO Peter Hames

23rd September @ 10:00AM EDT

Do you want to learn from one of the top DTx companies in mental health? Join us in this exclusive fireside chat with Peter Hames, co-Founder and CEO at Big Health, where we will talk about the early days of DTx in mental health, Big Health’s differentiated commercialization models, industry leading clinical evidence and the significant opportunity to address the mental health crisis by expanding access to mental health care.

Featuring
Peter Hames
Peter Hames
Co-Founder & CEO of Big Health
Martin Kelly
Martin Kelly
Co-founder & CEO, HealthXL
Featuring
Peter Hames
Peter Hames
Co-Founder & CEO of Big Health
Martin Kelly
Martin Kelly
Co-founder & CEO, HealthXL
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)

Sprint: DTx for Mental Health

28th September @ 10:45AM EDT

This series of 2 meetings to discuss in detail with other senior leaders the current state of DTx in mental health, what indications are best suited to such interventions, and commercial opportunities that they present.  Perfect opportunity to listen, engage and enjoy.

Featuring
Krys Zaluski
Krys Zaluski
Director Of Business Development - Digital Health at Sunovion Pharmaceuticals
Francesca Wuttke
Francesca Wuttke
Chief Digital Officer, Almirall
Featuring
Krys Zaluski
Krys Zaluski
Director Of Business Development - Digital Health at Sunovion Pharmaceuticals
Francesca Wuttke
Francesca Wuttke
Chief Digital Officer, Almirall

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Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
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Digital Therapeutics (DTX)

Sprint: Prescription DTx - Commercialization Models & Adoption

21st September @ 10:45AM EDT

Join this series of 2 meetings to discuss with other senior leaders Commercialization Models & Adoption in Prescription DTx. Limited spaces available so apply now to secure your place in the conversation.

Featuring
Lee Shapiro
Lee Shapiro
Managing Partner, 7wire Ventures
Michael Pace
Michael Pace
Founder and President at PalmHealth.co
Featuring
Lee Shapiro
Lee Shapiro
Managing Partner, 7wire Ventures
Michael Pace
Michael Pace
Founder and President at PalmHealth.co
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Telemedicine & Virtual Care Delivery
Telemedicine & Virtual Care Delivery
Telemedicine & Virtual Care Delivery

Commercialization models for Virtual Care in Cardiometabolic Diseases

21st September @ 9:45AM EDT

Join us as we discuss commercialization models for Virtual Care in Cardiometabolic Diseases. Our 75 minute sessions are highly interactive and give attendees the opportunity to hear from senior leaders in the space and also share their own thoughts on the topic

Featuring
Shahram Sharif
Shahram Sharif
Board Director, LindaCare
Abhishek Shah
Abhishek Shah
CEO, Wellthy Therapeutics
Featuring
Shahram Sharif
Shahram Sharif
Board Director, LindaCare
Abhishek Shah
Abhishek Shah
CEO, Wellthy Therapeutics
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)

DTx - Medtech partnerships

23rd September @ 10:45AM EDT

Join us in this informal conversation with senior leaders how DTx companies should think about Medtech as the appropriate partner and vice versa. Apply now to connect with peers and network with new people.

Featuring
Lisa Suennen
Lisa Suennen
Group Leader, Manatt Ventures
Sean Cheng
Sean Cheng
VC Investor, Philips Ventures
Featuring
Lisa Suennen
Lisa Suennen
Group Leader, Manatt Ventures
Sean Cheng
Sean Cheng
VC Investor, Philips Ventures
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)

DTx in Mental Health: Scaling access to care - Fireside chat with Big Health Co-founder & CEO Peter Hames

23rd September @ 10:00AM EDT

Do you want to learn from one of the top DTx companies in mental health? Join us in this exclusive fireside chat with Peter Hames, co-Founder and CEO at Big Health, where we will talk about the early days of DTx in mental health, Big Health’s differentiated commercialization models, industry leading clinical evidence and the significant opportunity to address the mental health crisis by expanding access to mental health care.

Featuring
Peter Hames
Peter Hames
Co-Founder & CEO of Big Health
Martin Kelly
Martin Kelly
Co-founder & CEO, HealthXL
Featuring
Peter Hames
Peter Hames
Co-Founder & CEO of Big Health
Martin Kelly
Martin Kelly
Co-founder & CEO, HealthXL

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