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Digital Disruption Report, Healthcare Technology Report

Healthtech - Thematic Research

Data Science and Software Now Drive Industry Progress

The healthcare industry has been slow to modernise due to associated risks and regulations but Healthtech is set to rise to prominence as it is used to improve patient outcomes and financial efficiency. Technology is changing how healthcare services are delivered: prevention, diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, and recording. Six broad technology categories are set to transform the healthcare industry over the next two years: genomics, mobile health, health information technology (IT) systems, robotics, virtual reality, and 3D printing.

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  • What you need to know...
  • There is huge growth in the global IoT devices market expected – 47.3% between 2016-2020.
  • Each year the number of companies applying AI algorithm and predictive analytics to healthcare is increasing; currently there are over 100.
  • Smaller companies with innovative products will jostle position amongst established players boosting M&A action.
  • Who are the important incumbent and disruptive players in each of the Healthtech categories?

The Internet of Things Set To Shake Up Healthcare

Internet of Healthcare Things devices will be used more commonly and market change will be driven by the countries that adopt this early. The convergence of Big Data and IoT opens up opportunities in the market. These opportunities can be taken up by tech companies as opposed to Big Healthcare in the form of networks of connected biosensors, ubiquitous mobile devices, and cloud-based healthcare apps. Use this report to understand these trends and gain a competitive advantage.

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