In the news this week, industry professionals weigh the benefits and barriers of digital health and discuss opportunities for reimbursement. The FDA moves forward with its plans for advancing digital health, and new guidelines are released to manage pregnancy and the opioid crisis.  

10/30, Health Affairs: Accelerating Science-Driven Reimbursement For Digital Therapeutics In State Medicaid Programs

10/29, Healthcare IT News: Rise of digital health during pandemic energises commitment and expectations of younger doctors

10/29, Forbes: The FDA’s Digital Health Center Of Excellence: Why It Matters And What It Means To You

10/27, Insider: A Black doctor died in childbirth, highlighting a tragic trend

10/26, STAT News: 9 leading names in digital health weigh in on the biggest barriers facing the industry

10/26, Modern Healthcare: New guidelines address rise of opioid use in pregnancy

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10/29, Electronic Health Reporter: The Digital Health Boomerang, 4 Tips for Successfully Scaling Digital Solutions

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