‘Digital Health’ Not Just For Well-Heeled Fitness Fiends

(By Barbara Feder Ostrov)

When we hear the phrase “digital health,” we might think about our Fitbit, the healthy eating app on our smartphone, or maybe a new way to email our doctor.

But Fitbits aren’t particularly useful if you’re homeless, and the nutrition app won’t mean much to someone who struggles to pay for groceries. Same for emailing your doctor if you don’t have a doctor or reliable internet access. Read article here……

This story was produced by Kaiser Health News, which publishes California Healthline, a service of the California Health Care Foundation.”

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