Monday, August 11, 2014
Digital Health Inc. hopes its Helius computer-enabled
ingestible sensor system can deliver real-time monitoring of oral medication
outcomes. The company's challenges are to convince payers that the added cost
of the system is justified in therapeutic areas that are dominated by cheap
generics and to overcome patient concerns over privacy and ease of use.
is working to overcome those challenges through data collection and experience
with a marketed version of the product that uses a standalone sensor
co-administered with a patient's medication.