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January 27, 2021

This is the Future of Digital Therapeutics

Reports
HealthXL Research Team
&
Brian Dolan

Sneak peek into our upcoming report

We are excited to give you a sneak peek into our upcoming report on Prescription Digital Therapeutics. 

In 2018, we released our first report on Digital Therapeutics (DTx), aiming to get behind the hype and dig into the DTx landscape, business models, regulation, reimbursement, evidence, and adoption. In the past two years, a lot has happened. A wide variety of companies have co-opted the term “digital therapeutics” to describe their digital health offerings. This report seeks to cut through some of that noise by focusing on a smaller subset of this group: prescription digital therapeutics (PDT).

We are excited to announce that for our 2021 PDT report, we are collaborating with Brian Dolan of Exits & Outcomes (E&O). E&O is a digital health research and media company led by Brian, who also founded MobiHealthNews back in 2008. 

The objective of this HealthXL- E&O Report is to deep dive into one subsegment of DTx that has enormous potential: prescription products. We shine a light on clinical validation, adoption, investments, reimbursement and regulation. 

This report contains key examples of PDT applications, industry implications and a critical viewpoint of the current reality of the DTx environment and those which must be addressed in order to truly deliver on the DTx promise in terms of optimized health outcomes. 

What can you expect to see? 


Investment / Solutions Landscape

We examine how the investment landscape for PDTs has changed over 2018-2020.  It is clear that COVID-19 has hugely increased investments/partnerships within the digital health space, PDTs included! The top funded PDT company of 2020 was Biofourmis, obtaining a whopping $100 million in investments.

Source: Portal.HealthXL.com


Business Models and Pricing

Business models and pricing for digital therapeutics are some of the most sought after details among large corporations, investors and startups alike. In this section of the report we outline different PDT business models which include those that follow the more traditional pharmaceutical pathways to sell their products, and newly emerging models which are leveraging telemedicine to facilitate D2C access. We also take a look at the pricing of PDTs which are currently available on the market.

Clinical and Economic Outcomes

Only 27% of PDTs have published RCTs to validate their product offerings. We compare and contrast the current frameworks that support the validation of PDTs [NICE, FDA, TGA, DIGA], and dig into the rigor of evidence provided for these products vs traditional pharmaceutical agents. We also discuss the use of digital endpoints (or lack thereof) in the validation of these products.

Regulatory Environment, Reimbursement and Prescription Pathways


The report digs deep into the regulatory environment and prescription pathways for PDTs in both the US and the EU. We also assess the reimbursement landscape for PDTs across the globe - while developments in the US remain thin, the EU and Japan appear to be leading the charge in the reimbursement space. 

Source: Portal.HealthXL.com


Adoption and Enablement

Prescription capabilities remain a key challenge in the adoption of PDTs, although Germany and Belgium are spearheading change within this space. In the report we take a deep dive into the adoption and enablement of PDTs, fleshing out regional differences and highlighting companies that are shaking up the distribution chain.


The Future of PDT

PDTs are quickly emerging as one of the most spoken about areas of digital health, although it would appear that many barriers remain for the widespread adoption of these technologies. What needs to happen in politics, within the FDA, within PBMs, in the minds of physicians and consumers to move the needle? We gaze into the crystal ball.


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Ready to read more? HealthXL members can access the full peak of the report on the HealthXL Community Hub.

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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: DTx and RPM for Oncology

29th July @ 9:45AM EDT

This series of 2 meetings to discuss in detail with other thought leaders the best routes to market to get paid for a digital health solution in oncology and the challenges in adoption and last-mile distribution. Limited spaces available to apply now to secure your place in the conversation.

Featuring
David Salmon
David Salmon
Head of Digital Innovation & Capabilities, Global Oncology at AstraZeneca
Hassan Naqvi
Hassan Naqvi
Lead, External Alliances and Digital Partnerships at AstraZeneca
Featuring
David Salmon
David Salmon
Head of Digital Innovation & Capabilities, Global Oncology at AstraZeneca
Hassan Naqvi
Hassan Naqvi
Lead, External Alliances and Digital Partnerships at AstraZeneca
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)

DTx- Employer Partnerships

5th August @ 9:45AM EDT

Join our Digital Health Meeting as discuss employer partnerships for DTx companies. Apply now to hear valuable insights from thought leaders in the industry and connect with new people.

Featuring
Eugene Borukhovich
Eugene Borukhovich
Chairman and COO of YourCoach.Health
Caleb Bank
Caleb Bank
Product Marketing at NuvoAir
Featuring
Eugene Borukhovich
Eugene Borukhovich
Chairman and COO of YourCoach.Health
Caleb Bank
Caleb Bank
Product Marketing at NuvoAir
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)

Masterclass: Reimbursement models for DTx

10th August @ 10:45AM EDT

Join us in this US-focused interactive masterclass led by Happify Health where we will discuss the best reimbursement models for DTx. Apply now to gain valuable insights from thought leaders in the industry.

Featuring
Chris Wasden
Chris Wasden
Head of HappifyDTx, Happify Health
Featuring
Chris Wasden
Chris Wasden
Head of HappifyDTx, Happify Health
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)

DTx opportunity for pharmaceutical companies

11th August @ 9:45AM EDT

Join this informal conversation with other thought leaders to discuss the current and future opportunities for pharma in DTx. Great opportunity to connect with peers and meet new people in this space.

Featuring
Eugene Borukhovich
Eugene Borukhovich
Chairman and COO of YourCoach.Health
Jim O'Donoghue
Jim O'Donoghue
President , S3 Connected Health
Featuring
Eugene Borukhovich
Eugene Borukhovich
Chairman and COO of YourCoach.Health
Jim O'Donoghue
Jim O'Donoghue
President , S3 Connected Health

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HealthXL Digital Health Meetings

Want to join the discussion now?

Join our Digital Health Meetings and take a deep dive for 75 minutes into topics like digital therapeutics, patient support, telehealth, clinical trials, dermatology and many more. These Meetings are not regular webinars: No audience, no recording and no hiding behind a screen. You actively participate in a discussion to solve your present challenges and design the future of digital health. And with a free account on our Community Hub, you stay connected and up-to-date on the latest news and insights, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the topic before, during and after.

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

Sprint: DTx and RPM for Oncology

29th July @ 9:45AM EDT

This series of 2 meetings to discuss in detail with other thought leaders the best routes to market to get paid for a digital health solution in oncology and the challenges in adoption and last-mile distribution. Limited spaces available to apply now to secure your place in the conversation.

Featuring
David Salmon
David Salmon
Head of Digital Innovation & Capabilities, Global Oncology at AstraZeneca
Hassan Naqvi
Hassan Naqvi
Lead, External Alliances and Digital Partnerships at AstraZeneca
Featuring
David Salmon
David Salmon
Head of Digital Innovation & Capabilities, Global Oncology at AstraZeneca
Hassan Naqvi
Hassan Naqvi
Lead, External Alliances and Digital Partnerships at AstraZeneca
Telemedicine & Virtual Care Delivery
Telemedicine & Virtual Care Delivery
Telemedicine & Virtual Care Delivery
Telemedicine & Virtual Care Delivery

Virtual Care for Diabetes: Commercialization models

4th August @ 10:45AM EDT

Join us as we discuss what are the most scalable and sustainable commercialization models for Virtual Care companies in the diabetes space. Apply now to get involved in the conversation, network with peers and share your thoughts on the topic.

Featuring
Jim Howard
Jim Howard
CEO, Readout Health
Michael Freni
Michael Freni
Director, Business Development, Partners Innovation at Partners HealthCare
Featuring
Jim Howard
Jim Howard
CEO, Readout Health
Michael Freni
Michael Freni
Director, Business Development, Partners Innovation at Partners HealthCare
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)

DTx- Employer Partnerships

5th August @ 9:45AM EDT

Join our Digital Health Meeting as discuss employer partnerships for DTx companies. Apply now to hear valuable insights from thought leaders in the industry and connect with new people.

Featuring
Eugene Borukhovich
Eugene Borukhovich
Chairman and COO of YourCoach.Health
Caleb Bank
Caleb Bank
Product Marketing at NuvoAir
Featuring
Eugene Borukhovich
Eugene Borukhovich
Chairman and COO of YourCoach.Health
Caleb Bank
Caleb Bank
Product Marketing at NuvoAir
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)
Digital Therapeutics (DTX)

Masterclass: Reimbursement models for DTx

10th August @ 10:45AM EDT

Join us in this US-focused interactive masterclass led by Happify Health where we will discuss the best reimbursement models for DTx. Apply now to gain valuable insights from thought leaders in the industry.

Featuring
Chris Wasden
Chris Wasden
Head of HappifyDTx, Happify Health
Featuring
Chris Wasden
Chris Wasden
Head of HappifyDTx, Happify Health

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