We outline the stories of two very different humans whose paths cross given their relationship as patient and physician. You can see the problem of addiction and the hardships in treatment (even if very evidence-based) through their eyes.
While technology is already transforming transportation and infrastructure systems in cities around the world, people are now recognising its potential to also tackle the health and environmental challenges associated with city living.
Digital health continues to attract significant new investment dollars and drive lots of M&A activity, however there is a lot of hype and confusion about how it will reshape healthcare delivery and impact the life-science industry.
FemTech is a rapidly growing area of digital health targeted at women’s health and wellness - from rapid diagnostics and to remote monitoring, and beyond. We looked at some of the most promising Reproductive and Maternal focused FemTech solutions
Medical education needs a bit of shaking up, and medical schools are beginning to innovate to prepare new physicians for the emerging new model of care.
There has been much hype around healthcare consumerism lately, with direct-to-consumer digital health and wellness apps coming into the market at unprecedented rates - But can we really trust patients to filter through this noise and find true value?
Despite billions and billions of dollars of investment, Digital Health is still searching for great examples of how it can improve the patient experience and deliver improved healthcare outcomes.
They say necessity is the root of all innovation - or at least, innovation should be routed in addressing a real need. Read on for an insight into the most promising digitally enabled healthcare innovations in emerging markets.
Digital therapeutics is at an inflection point in its hype cycle progression and has quickly begun to demonstrate its true potential as a solidified new category in healthcare today.
Murdoch Children’s Research Institute’s (MCRI) newly released HeadCheck app is an example of how digital tools can help combat the problem of concussions.
The HealthXL app provides on the go access to the most interesting companies, people and evidence in digital health globally.
The European Digital Health Investment includes key insights and perspectives from leaders in investment to help set the scene for those looking to ignite the European digital health space or simply understand how it compares to our US counterparts.
GDPR is set to place a greater responsibility on companies to actively engage with the people whose data they are processing, the healthcare industry will be impacted by a new paradigm on how privacy, personal information and consent are managed.
How do novel technologies such as robotics, telemedicine & vehicle interfaces extend the safety & independence of older adults? We took a look at how is being used to improve the well-being of an aging population.
London a rich history of bringing together industry leaders who are revolutionizing modern heath, including world class health system representatives, clinicians, investors, pharma executives and start-ups, and this gathering was no exception.
The United States is in the midst of the worst drug crisis in the nation’s history, a toll measured in fatalities on a scale never seen before. With a record-setting 42,000+ drug overdose deaths involving an opioid in 2016.
We recently celebrated our fourth birthday with the addition of new community members from the healthcare, pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors. Bayer, GuideWell Innovation and Siemens Healthineers are the latest organizations to join HealthXL.
In recent years pharmaceutical companies are turning to AI and Deep Learning to support their research to develop drugs. We took a look at some of the high profile deals, partnerships and collaborations in the past few years.
We have gone from genome sequencing costing a whopping $10M in 2007 to as little as $79 in 2018. It is important to stay focused on real integration into clinical settings for broader population health. Enter GenomeAsia and Genomics England.
The rise of precision medicine, the movement of customized healthcare for all, is driving the growth of medical 3D printing. we reach out to our community to gather their expert perspectives
An insider view into the partnership and investment approach of Boston Children's Hospital. Read more for 3 key lessons from their leading innovation team and learn more about one of their investment success stories.
You’re the person responsible for bringing innovation to a health system that cannot sustain expanding aging populations, chronic diseases, and worrying cancer trends, without the opportunity offered by digital health. What keeps you up at night?
Five billion people worldwide do not have access to safe surgical services. Surgical diseases cause more death worldwide than HIV/AIDS, TB & Malaria combined. Using digital technology, we may enable surgeons to deliver safe surgical care for everyone