Don't Forget The Human Element
One of the main benefits of connected health solutions is the fact that such technologies can automate tasks that previously had to be performed by humans, such as recording patient data. That's all well and good, but sometimes patients still need an actual human to help. Livongo took that into account when it built real-time coaching into its diabetes management platform. While a connected glucometer automatically uploads users' readings to the cloud, provides data insights, and enables them to share information with others, users can also connect with Certified Diabetes Educators via phone, email, text, or mobile app when they need extra assistance.
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|Hear Livongo's director of product marketing discuss how to set your connected health solution apart at the BIOMEDevice San Jose conference on December 8.|