In this article, author explain why it’s interesting to “gamify” some parts of health domain and how digitalisation of this sector could benefit of it. From treatment to research, games and games functionalities are powerful tools to help patients.
Of course, developers of health apps also made use of gamified features to help users better tend to their health. An excellent example is that of mySugr’s approach for diabetes management. Via its app, the startup reimagined diabetes as a tamagotchi-like monster that can be tamed. By completing challenges, earning points and receiving personalized insights, the app incentivises patients to keep their glucose level at a desirable one.