digital health

Digital Therapeutics Target Mental Health, Substance Use Disorders

As advancements in technology-assisted treatments evolve, digital therapeutics are emerging as a vehicle for mental health and addiction treatment. Digital therapeutics have the potential to close gaps in care for patients, reduce demands on providers’ time, and enhance the effectiveness of pharmaceuticals, offering promise for stakeholders across the spectrum of healthcare delivery.   What are […]

Never Mind Novartis’ DTxit — Digital Therapeutics is Still the Future

A Novartis subsidiary’s surprising exit last month from a closely-watched digital therapeutics partnership has prompted some soul-searching and prognosticating about the market potential of this emerging class of treatments. As my old MM&M colleague Marc Iskowitz put it in a typically thoughtful piece, “Since the Sandoz/Pear pact was widely seen as a litmus test of […]

4 Smart tech-based solutions to unique healthcare challenges in India and Japan

Takeaways from the Philips Digital Health Conclave 2019 Unique challenges require unique solutions, and recent advancements in digital healthcare capabilities are increasingly enabling healthcare companies and providers to create tailored solutions to various issues that are specific to particular localities and populations in an efficient and cost-effective manner. A number of such solutions were on […]

Big data: The future in healthcare is sooner than we think

Data is, of course, driving the future of healthcare. Stakeholders across the industry have been widely preparing for the Big Data transformation and how to put the data to best use. At the recent Financial Times Global Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Conference titled “Embracing Disruption for a New Era in Health,” several experts examined how to […]

The Impact of Disruptive Technology on Healthcare in Developed Versus Developing Nations

What to know: Disruptive technologies continue to be introduced by medtech companies in an effort to address the unique needs of both developed and developing countries. In the developing world, technology is helping rural populations access care and to assist in locating new healthcare facilities. In developed nations, the wealth of patient data is being […]

11 Unique Tech Solutions That are Transforming India’s Healthcare

Growing opportunities and challenges in the Indian health care system The health care sector in India continues to exhibit impressive growth in both revenue and employment opportunities. With a CAGR of 16% in the period 2008-2022, the Indian health care industry is projected to reach a valuation of $372 billion by 2022 and to create […]

Digital Medicine: The Connection Between Pharma and Medical Devices

In recent years, two major healthcare sectors—pharmaceuticals and medical devices—have become increasingly connected through advancements made in digital medicine. Digital medicine is the application of technology in healthcare, not just to better understand and track physiological systems, but also to process the vast amounts of data generated by medical devices that can collect patient data, […]