Health systems' top 9 digital health uses

Surgery prep and recovery is the most popular use of digital health at U.S. health systems, a new survey found.

Meanwhile, chronic disease management experienced the biggest increase in digital health deployment in 2023, with a 50% jump, while several health systems launched digital women's health programs, according to the Feb. 14 report from Xealth, a digital health spinoff from Renton, Wash.-based Providence.

Here were the top digital health use cases in 2023, according to the survey of nearly 30 health systems (by percentage of patients):

1. Surgery: 41%

2. Physical therapy and rehab: 15%

3. Preventive care: 14%

4. Women's health: 13%

5. Other*: 12%

6. Chronic disease management: 10%

7. Family and general medicine: 8%

8. Virtual care enablement: 3%

9. Behavioral health: 2%

*= includes oncology, palliative care, pediatrics and innovation

Copyright © 2024 Becker's Healthcare. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy. Cookie Policy. Linking and Reprinting Policy.


Featured Whitepapers

Featured Webinars