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June 8, 2023

Tess’ Top Takes From Last Month’s Meetings in Digital Health

It's been another month of great events at HealthXL. Our Boston Global Gathering was a roaring success. We also hosted many virtual roundtables and masterclasses on a number of topics. Additionally, we ran a great webinar on what pharma and MedTech can learn from each other in digital health.

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June 2, 2023

The Next Frontier of Digital Health in Pharma : Key Takeaways from Our Global Gathering in Boston

HealthXL held its second Global Gathering of the year, in collaboration with Takeda, around the theme of Pharma 3.0: The Next Frontier of Digital Health. The event gathered senior leaders from across the pharmaceutical, MedTech and digital health industries, as well as investors and academics.

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May 26, 2023

Digital Health’s ‘Easy-Money Era’ is Over. So, What Comes Next?

In this week’s blog, guest author Ahmed Albaiti (Principal, ZS), makes a case for why the recent wave of bad news in digital health may just be the focused push that the industry needs.

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May 19, 2023

Beyond Patient Engagement: Why Collaboration is Essential in Health Tech

In the recent years, patient engagement has gained great popularity in healthcare. The most impactful and adoptable solutions come from involving patient experts, key opinion leaders and other key stakeholders in a collaborative 'co-creation' process.

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May 12, 2023

Tess’ Top Takes from this Month’s Meetings in Digital Health

Our HealthXL meetings in April covered everything from ‘Data Monetisation for MedTech Companies’ to ‘The Potential of OTC DTx Solutions’. To make sure you’re not missing out on the top insights from our communities, and get a sneak peak at some of the conversations, here are my top five takeaways.

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May 5, 2023

What's standing in the way of more accessible DTx?

DTx solutions have been developed, theoretically, to remove many of the barriers associated with traditional care models and be more scalable and readily available. However, these solutions are not always accessible or inclusive for the populations that could benefit from them the most.

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April 26, 2023

Beyond Pilots: How Can Pharma-DTx Partnerships Scale?

Pharma-DTx partnerships can be a good strategy when both the pharma and the DTx companies speak the same language. While successful pilots have been demonstrated, there are challenges in scaling and sustaining innovations that generate value and return on investment (ROI) for pharma companies.

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April 21, 2023

Tess’ Top Takes from this Month’s Meetings in Digital Health

Our HealthXL meetings in March covered everything from ‘Navigating the DiGA Framework’ to ‘Leveraging Sources of US Government Funding for Digital Health’. Make sure you’re not missing out on the topics that matter the most to our communities and are plugged into the conversation.

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April 14, 2023

Pharma 3.0: Doing Digital Health Better

Over the past decade, pharma’s interaction with digital health has grown more sophisticated and purposeful. In the last year however, innovation wrapped around the drug has become the object of budgetary scrutiny in pharmaceutical companies. So why continue to invest in digital health?

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August 31, 2023

Tess’ Top Takes from this Month’s Meetings in Digital Health: August 2023

It's been another month of great events at HealthXL, with topics ranging from ‘DTx Reimbursement: Navigating Medicare & Medicaid Coverage’ to ‘Quantifying the Benefits of Digital Biomarkers in Pharma’.

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August 25, 2023

This September, our spotlight series is all about medical affairs’ role in digital health!

In recent years, medical affairs has slowly been brought into the digital era with the introduction of tracking tools and new virtual channels for communication with health care practitioners HCPs. Patients' needs and expectations are also changing rapidly.

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August 24, 2023

Beyond Point Solutions: Will an Ecosystem Approach Unlock Digital Health’s Full Potential for Pharma?

With marketing leaders from across leading pharma organisations, Steve Peretz, Healthcare Practice Lead, Digital Products, Appnovation and Angela Rosales, Group Director, Strategy, Appnovation, led the session to share key insights into evolving product approaches with an ecosystem strategy, empower

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July 28, 2023

Tess’ Top Takes from this Month’s Meetings in Digital Health: July 2023

This month, experts from the HealthXL community led meetings on topics ranging from accounting for cultural differences in digital mental health services to reducing financial toxicity in oncology. In this article, Tess gives her top five meeting takeaways from July.

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July 24, 2023

HealthXL Webinar Recap: What Will Cancer Care Look Like In 2040?

Digital technology is poised to change healthcare. In this webinar, the panel explored key challenges that lie ahead for this specialty and developments they anticipate to take place over the next 10-15 years as we collectively navigate a path towards a unified, digitally enabled healthcare system.

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July 14, 2023

Announcing Our New Community Insights Report: Creating Successful Digital Health Partnerships

The surging growth in digital health over the last decade may have slowed, but the potential of digital to transform healthcare remains. Digital health companies alongside pharma, MedTech, and other key stakeholders must come together and form strategic partnerships that play to their strengths.

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July 26, 2023

A Roadmap to Digital Health Compliance: Navigating Regulations, Security and Privacy

The path to achieving digital health compliance in software as a medical device (SaMD) and digital health product development can feel like walking a tightrope. With compliance accounting for about 50% of development spend, the task is significant. What can we do about this?

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July 4, 2023

Introducing our new AI in Healthcare and Life Sciences Community

As AI reshapes the landscape of healthcare and life sciences, keeping abreast of emerging trends, breakthrough technologies, and innovative applications has become crucial. To help you stay ahead of the curve, we're thrilled to launch our "AI in Healthcare and Life Sciences Community".

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