Are These Patient Apps and Devices the Future of Medicine?

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I think it's never a one-size-fits-all. I think these technologies and solutions aren't for everybody. There are people who are just going to want, the old fashioned human interactions and that's what they're comfortable with, and that's fine. And we ought not to change that, but, I think for a growing number of people over time, these solutions will actually help.

Then there's of course the hybrid, right? That says, if I can take the scarce capacity, because I have a fixed capacity of healthcare providers today, but if I can help create virtual capacity for them, don't have them spend their time on the wrong things. Let the system manage the patients who are in the green status.

Doctor doesn't need to involve them, they can interact electronically, freeze up the capacity of the doctor, the nurse, the educator, etc, to actually focus on the people who actually need that cumulative action. I think that's what will end up happening and again as I said there will continue to be people who this is just not right for.