Digital therapeutics (DTx) have the potential to lower healthcare costs and improve patient compliance, outcomes and access to care. In the first part of this two-article series we look at the current and potential applications for this growing sector of digital health as well as key considerations for technology developers.
Both legacy players and startups have an important role to play when it comes to medical innovation—they need to work together to meet the increasing demand for minimally invasive treatments, value-based care and innovative, not incremental therapies. This is a mutually beneficial relationship that is key to medical technology development.
MedExecWomen board President, Helen Routh, noted at a recent conference: “Innovation in healthcare, particularly post-COVID, requires us to work across industry sectors, alongside clinicians and payers.” Laurie Halloran, president & CEO of Halloran Consultant Group shares insights she heard from a panel of strong female leaders on how the industry can take action to improve health inequities, which will be an ongoing topic at future conferences.
A review of the top six reasons there has been a dramatic increase in the adoption of remote care among seniors.
The short answer is yes, but doing your homework in advance is now more important than ever.
Outdated policies and regulations threatens to bring progress to a standstill, restrict vital telehealth access to millions of Americans, and exacerbate health inequities.
On the journey to full-scale production for medical devices incorporating optics, a series of steps early in the process can make all the difference for successfully launching new products and introducing next-generation upgrades. This article discusses four considerations for a successful product launch.
You’d think there’s not much to the concept of an alarm. A warning sounds in a room, or a red light flashes, and it has your attention. You know something must be wrong. But in a setting where a cacophony of alarming lights and sounds beset healthcare workers on a regular basis, these essential systems become increasingly easy to miss or ignore.
Patient-administered healthcare is one of the fastest-growing segments in the medtech industry. When the patient becomes the operator, usability requirements are vastly different than those of trained clinicians, which elevates considerations in the design process.
With the ever-increasing adoption of connected devices, the agency is emphasizing the need for effective cybersecurity.