Healthcare systems around the world are under increasing pressure to treat a rapidly growing, aging population. This was worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic, which left medical professionals needing to treat more people with less time and limited resources. This article explores why medtech is uniquely placed to ease the pressures on healthcare systems by offering faster and more cost-effective care while improving patient outcomes.
Healthcare services are expanding their ability to leverage data for use cases such as diagnostics, personalized treatment, imaging analysis, patient trend analysis, outcomes predictions, automation and more.
Digital twins have the capability to enable safer medical devices and improve overall patient outcomes.
Digital health tools and technology have the potential to dramatically improve the patient care experience, but the shift requires purposeful coordination and planned architecture.
We all need to play a role to drive the innovative changes necessary and not wait for someone else to do it.
Companies within the life sciences industry should rethink how they manage their data and documents.
Increased access to care is a vital part of the vision to innovate the delivery of healthcare.
Medtech businesses show tremendous potential for profitability and growth, triggering a sparked interest in investment.
We have the opportunity to refine processes that were implemented in a hurry during the pandemic, along with the insight to improve the entire healthcare system.
With the accelerated adoption of many new technologies, ECRI’s annual health technology hazards list has been transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic.