New FDA Center of Excellence will oversee apps, wearables, digital therapeutics and AI programs. The center of excellence will also build a network of digital health experts to help develop the FDA’s priorities and launch strategic partnerships with stakeholders in the community. #digitaltransformation #digitalhealth #postcovid19 #bluejetconsulting Continue reading
Many countries are hoping to minimize future Covid risks with contact-tracing apps on smartphones, used to track people who have been in contact with infected patients and reduce further spread.
Although contact-tracing apps seem an attractive idea for post-Covid, risks related to accuracy, low coverage among elderly or privacy might be too high.
Inaccurate information could equally mislead HCPs and citizens. And while more than 70% of citizens in developed markets have mob
The impact of Covid-19 outbreak has been dramatic on most industries.
While most impact has been negative, it also has accelerated transformation in the medical industry, with some tangible benefits.
Remote patient monitoring has increased as a result of Covid-19 crisis
However, to make the change sustainable, MedTech companies need to harness insight from the data, demonstrate value to budget holders, support patients, and partner with clinicians.
With urgent need for patient-HCP contact and symptom-checking despite confinement, usage of telemedicine platforms is skyrocketing #digitalhealth #covid19outbreak #healthtech Digital health platform such as Push Doctor, Doctolib, Kry/Livi or Ada Health have existing for some time, offering services such as doctor-patient appointment, teleconsultation or symptom-checking.
Covid-19 is now acting as a catalyst for those platforms, multiplying usage by 50% or 100% in the past 2
This will reduce hospital visits, minimize virus exposure and reduce risk for providers #covid19outbreak #digitalhealth #patientmonitoring Increased use of remote monitoring will allow to reduce hospital visits, consequently reduce risk of exposue the COVID-19, while at the same time reduce the burden on healthcare providers. This extension will be limited to the duration of the public emergency period. Possible consequence might consist of allowing devices originally cleare
Anonymization of personal health data is an absolute must for increasing patients' trust in health-tech. However, latest update from Google shows we're not there yet... #healthtech #patientdata #digitalhealth Google has been looking for better ways to prevent access to personal health data, although it has drawn criticism and increased scrutiny over the fact that its employees might access identifiable patient information from one of the nation’s largest hospital systems. Goo
The study will use smartphones, heavily subsidized Apple Watches - for $49 plus tax at a Best-Buy if they are assigned one for the study - and a customized health management program to influence stroke risk and atrial fibrillation detection. It is one of the largest randomized digital health trials ever, and also an example of a tech company, a pharma company and a retailer working together. #digitalhealth #healthoutcomes #realworldevidence Continue reading
In a disrupted market, Life Science companies need to move from products and features to solutions and value, adapt their commercial model to multiple stakeholders, and embrace coordinated omni-channel. GROWTH OR DISRUPTION ? Healthcare industry is at a crossroads. According to IQVIA, global Pharmaceutical market will enjoy 4-5% CAGR, reaching $1.5 trillion in 2023, although down from 6.3% CAGR during 2014-2018. See: "The Global Use of Medicine in 2019 and Outlook to 2023" ht