“More than 20 organizations and companies, including McKesson Ventures portfolio companies Aetion, Evidation Health, and Xealth, have joined together with other members of the Digital Medicine Society (DiMe) to create the Digital Health Measurement Collaborative Community (DATAcc), an effort to develop best practices and streamline approaches to measuring health using digital technologies.”
“DATAcc comprises leaders from across the government, nonprofit, and private sectors, including healthcare systems, medical technology companies, patient advocates, biopharma, and policy organizations. The collaborative will use interdisciplinary expertise, data, and use cases to address complex medical device challenges, from increasing digital health literacy to integrating data from consumer fitness trackers into electronic health records.”
“The goal of the Digital Health Measurement Collaborative Community is to realize the full potential of digital health measurement as a powerful new tool to drive improvements in health outcomes, health economics, and health equity. The need to address these challenges has become more salient as long-standing disparities in access and outcomes have been further exacerbated by COVID-19.”
“The three McKesson Ventures portfolio companies involved in the collaboration will bring expertise in real-world data collection and organization, distributed clinical trials, and digital health apps…” Read the full press release here.
Source: HumanFirst joins the FDA, HHS and more than 20 organizations and leading health companies to launch the Digital Health Measurement Collaborative Community (DATAcc) – June 3, 2021. PR Newswire.