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Harnessing 21st Century Technological Innovation to Promote Health

October 20, 2014

Colin Pekruhn, Program Director, Grantmakers In Health

Technology has progressed by leaps and bounds since the turn of the 21st century, especially for consumers. Digital health innovations are rapidly being imagined, developed, and explored worldwide. While the potential of these technological tools is exhilarating, many questions remain regarding their development, efficacy, implementation, and place in the larger scheme of health grantmaking. With the support of the Aetna Foundation, a national grantmaking leader of dHealth programs, Grantmakers In Health convened health funders and experts earlier this year to explore these issues. The following considerations and recommendations for funders are the result of their discussion.

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