AAD launches Your Digital Health
There is a lot of noise in the health app world, but nothing can replace the expertise of a dermatologist. To help patients understand the landscape and sort online misinformation from reality, over the summer, the Academy launched Your Digital Health. This is a new public-facing web hub where patients can learn how to manage their digital health and know that the information they're receiving is from board-certified dermatologists with expertise in skin, hair, and nails. “Digital health” refers to the different technologies used to manage our health, including smartphone apps, telemedicine appointments, and websites.
The hub contains eight articles full of information for patients:
What is telemedicine? (updated)
Two of the items were updated and the remainder of the content is brand new. With this new information, your patients should be able to take their digital health into their own hands!