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The Rise of Health Technology
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The Rise of Health Technology

Health technology continues to push the boundaries of how healthcare is delivered and has the power to create breakthroughs in our understanding of disease. This collection of articles and interviews explores the evolving role of health technology in the life-sciences sector and implications for key stakeholders. Contact us to learn more about our work in this field.

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Virtual health: A look at the next frontier of care delivery

– For the past 10 to 15 years, virtual health has been heralded as the next disrupter in the delivery of care, but there has been minimal uptick in adoption. The COVID-19 pandemic is pushing against structural barriers that had previously slowed health system investment in integrated virtual health applications.
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Telehealth: A quarter-trillion-dollar post-COVID-19 reality?

– Telehealth has helped expand access to care at a time when the pandemic has severely restricted patients’ ability to see their doctors. Actions taken by healthcare leaders today will determine if the full potential of telehealth is realized after the crisis has passed.
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The promise of digital therapeutics

– Investments in digital-therapeutics companies in the United States have grown, on average, by 40 percent a year over the past seven years. What lies ahead for this fast-moving sector?
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Data and culture as stepping stones for Digital@Scale

– Pharma and medtech companies around the world have been building up their in-house capabilities in digital and advanced analytics, but five challenges to implementing a digital strategy persist.
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Bioelectronics ‘jump-start’ the next wave of device therapeutics

– Blurring the lines between pharmaceuticals and medical technology, cybermedicine has the potential to become a pillar of medical treatment and play a key role in the future of medtech innovation.
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Private equity opportunities in healthcare tech

– Although private equity firms have been hesitant to invest in healthcare tech, they have reason to invest in promising targets now.
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Digital therapeutics: Preparing for takeoff

– Understanding the obstacles to the adoption of digital therapeutics is key to understanding how they might be overcome.
Interview

Exploring the potential of digital therapeutics

– Three European digital-health CEOs share their perspective on digital therapeutics.

Digital Health @ Worldwebforum 2020

Digital health ecosystems, hybrid care pathways and data ethics in healthcare.

External Voices

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Digital therapeutics and pharma: A blueprint for success from Sanofi’s Bozidar Jovicevic

– Sanofi’s global head of digital therapeutics talks about the benefits of digital therapeutics in improving health outcomes in patients.
Interview

‘Test and listen’: Microsoft’s Jim Weinstein on healthcare tech

– In this podcast excerpt, Microsoft Healthcare’s head of innovation shares his thoughts on what technology can and can’t do in the healthcare space.
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How healthcare investing efforts can drive innovation: a conversation with Matt Holt, President, Private Equity, New Mountain Capital

– Collaboration, automation, and innovation may hold the keys to the future of healthcare investing. Matt Holt, managing director and president of private equity at New Mountain Capital leads healthcare investing for the firm and shares his views.
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How technology can improve the patient experience: A view from Tencent’s Alex Ng

– Alexander Ng, vice president of Tencent Healthcare, shares his vision for hospital care in 2030.