"The proliferation of health apps and digital health tools played an important role in the pandemic. As the capabilities and technologies embedded in these tools improve, as the application to patient care and clinical research is extended and as these tools become more of a mainstream part of healthcare delivery, they are poised for greater use throughout the health system."

Murray Aitken, executive director of the IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science, commenting in the recent MM&M report, “IQVIA: Use of Digital Health Tools Surges Amid COVID.”