Software has begun to compete with pills at the FDA, who just approved an app that improves a diabetics health four-times more than the best drug therapies. Look for software therapies for every chronic malady under the sun by 2012. RColinJohnson @NextGenLog
WellDoc’s AI in-the-clouds gives expert advise such as directing a diabetic to consume carbohydrates, wait 15 minutes, then retest, when blood sugar is found to be low.
Here is what Smarter Technology says about WellDoc: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration just approved a diabetes app—the first in a new category of FDA-approved medical software apps that will soon serve every chronic medical condition. WellDoc claims its app improves a diabetic's health index four times more than drugs by using artificial intelligence (AI)—an expert cloud-based system that analyzes a patient's condition, tracks treatment regimes, suggests real-time interventions and detects symptom trends...
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