Sector and trends

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The healthcare sector has undergone disruptive changes in recent years, largely thanks to pioneering startups, and will continue to do so even more in the coming years. Here is some news regarding interesting trends from the sector leading these transformations.

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El sector de la salud ha experimentado cambios disruptivos en los últimos años, en gran parte gracias a startups pioneras, y seguirá haciéndolo aún más en los próximos. A continuación, se presentan algunas tendencias del sector que marcan esas transformaciones.

Digital Health Trends 2023

Digital Health Trends 2023

Summary: "14 longitudinal trends—micro-disruptive technologies, incremental innovation, societal phenomena—carefully extracted from my interviews, observations and research conducted in recent...

6 Highlights from HLTH 2022

6 Highlights from HLTH 2022

Summary: "Among the takeaways from HLTH 2022 were the impact of consolidation on clinicians, behavioral health tools to help consumers manage stress and anxiety more productively, and how health...

Fast-tracking digital transformation

Fast-tracking digital transformation

Summary: “Pretty much every business sector is digitally enabled today,” said Anne Snowdon, RN, PhD, Chief Scientific Research Officer, HIMSS Analytics. “From travel to banking to retail, everything...

What’s next for digital healthcare

What’s next for digital healthcare

Summary: "Healthcare has been undergoing a slow revolution since the 1990s when authorities around the world began digitising records with the goal of reducing silos and enabling the sharing of...

You Need Some Smarter Clothing

You Need Some Smarter Clothing

Summary: "Dr. Do said: “These ‘smart fluid textiles’ take the advantage of hydraulic pressure and add the fast response, lightweight, high flexibility and small size of soft artificial muscles. In...

The Telehealth Era Is Just Beginning

The Telehealth Era Is Just Beginning

Summary: "Contrary to what many people think, virtual health care, also known as telemedicine or telehealth, is much more than a cheap digital knockoff of in-person care. When used appropriately, it...

A Space Mission For Health

A Space Mission For Health

Summary: "The success of space missions also relies on astronauts’ health. So how do people living in a small space craft get medical care?" "The primary tool to access healthcare in space is the...

The Telehealth Era Is Just Beginning

The Telehealth Era Is Just Beginning

Summary: "Contrary to what many people think, virtual health care, also known as telemedicine or telehealth, is much more than a cheap digital knockoff of in-person care. When used appropriately, it...

The future of healthcare

The future of healthcare

Summary: "Traditional medical care is being revolutionized before our eyes. COVID-19 has driven an unprecedented pace of digitization, and remote care and monitoring have proven themselves as...

The dawn of the FemTech revolution

The dawn of the FemTech revolution

"As opportunities in women’s health accelerate, FemTech is helping to match capital and talent to unmet needs—with promising early results." "For purposes of this research, we analyzed 763 FemTech...

Digital Health Trends 2022

Digital Health Trends 2022

Summary: "The year 2021 was the second in a row to have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. And there is no end in sight yet. Digital health is still developing dynamically: the number of...

How Safe Is That TikTok Health Trend?

How Safe Is That TikTok Health Trend?

Summary: "TikTok is great for plenty of things, including going down the rabbit hole of choreography, cooking and cats… but what about health advice? Every week, it seems like a new viral health...

Google Launches a New Medical App

Google Launches a New Medical App

Summary: "Billions of time each year, people turn to Google’s web search box for help figuring out what’s wrong with their skin. Now, Google is preparing to launch an app that uses image...

The next phase for medical wearables

The next phase for medical wearables

Summary: "Wearable technologies are already beginning to revolutionise medical care, with a host of devices now capable of monitoring an ever-growing array of vital signs and biomarkers. But how can...

Myths and Realities of AI-Healthcare

Myths and Realities of AI-Healthcare

Summary: "AI has had a transformative effect on many industries, the healthcare industry included. In this insightful piece, Kerrie Holley, SVP and Technology Fellow at Optum, and Dr. Siupo Becker,...

Digital Health Trends of the Future

Digital Health Trends of the Future

Summary: "If there is one thing that we learned throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that we are a digital society.  When in-person interactions ceased, we moved to online as our only hope of...

Reading Minds With Ultrasound

Reading Minds With Ultrasound

Summary: "Focused ultrasound allowed researchers to record and monitor brain activity in a non-invasive way. The technology allowed the researchers to predict movement." Article written by CalTech...

Corify

Corify

"CORIFY Care SL (Corify) is a medical start-up focused on cardiac arrhythmias. We are developing a novel technology to improve the treatment of atrial fibrillation, which affects more than 30M...

Así es el paciente digital

Así es el paciente digital

Summary: "El paciente está cogiendo mucho peso en el proceso de elección de los productos farmacéuticos, bien porque se co-responsabiliza cada vez más de la gestión de su enfermedad y su...

AI revolution in medicine

AI revolution in medicine

Summary: "It may lift personalized treatment, fill gaps in access to care, cut red tape but risks abound" "Third in a series that taps the expertise of the Harvard community to examine the promise...

Digital Health Hubs

Digital Health Hubs

Summary: "Cooperation is the key to success. Whether you want to keep up with market trends, establish new business partnerships, or pitch your ideas and solutions, joining one of the industry...