Digital

Views on eHealth, big data and everything that’s not analogue.

60 blogs about the topic

Digital

Posted on 31.03.2022

How strong data protection can help drive digital health

It’s hard to think of information that feels more personal than data about our own health. Yet we’re generating and monitoring more health data now than ever before. From specific technology designed to help manage certain medical conditions to home monitoring tools, there are more and more digital options to help manage patient health. The […]

By Boris Arendt Data Protection Officer at Biotronik

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Digital

Posted on 07.12.2021

What’s Next for Digital Health After COVID-19?

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella remarked earlier this year that the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic saw ’two years of digital transformation in two months‘. As the world moved to working, shopping, and socialising online, necessity drove many aspects of healthcare to being delivered remotely too. With vaccines being rolled out around the world and […]

By Naveed Khan Director of Commercial and Business Development – Digital Health at BIOTRONIK

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Digital

Posted on 28.01.2021

Answering the Call of Telehealth

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, video consultations were on the rise, with many healthcare systems advocating a digital-first approach. In patient care and clinical trials, demand for virtual care has never been higher. The pandemic has accelerated this shift. For me, it has been exciting to collaborate with health systems at a time of urgent […]

By Sorin Stircu Regional MedTech Strategist at E*HealthLine - Europe Global Office

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Digital

Posted on 10.02.2020

AI in medical technologies: prioritising an ethical approach to deliver better care

Artificial intelligence (AI) has enormous potential to improve patient outcomes and reduce their variability, making health systems more efficient. But we must take an ethical approach to ensure sustainable implementation and public trust.   As leaders in the medical technology sector, we are playing our part in ensuring that our industry develops advanced data-driven technologies […]

By Anne-Sophie Bricca Co-chair of MedTech Europe’s working group on Ethical AI, and a Deputy General Counsel at Terumo BCT

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Digital

Posted on 28.01.2020

How medtech data is breathing new life into healthcare

Data-driven healthcare systems can deliver the personalised care that patients and payers are demanding more than ever. But who can deliver the data to support those systems? There are many players, but medical technology companies have a vital role to play. Medtech innovation has brought us real-world data collection, advanced data analytics, and machine learning […]

By Larissa D Andrea Vice President of Government Affairs at ResMed

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Digital

Posted on 06.01.2020

Digital biomarkers are the future of precision medicine

Many are probably already familiar with “Biomarkers”. This is a term usually used to describe a molecule or gene that indicates a change in a person’s health or risk of disease. As technology take’s its innovative course in healthcare, Biomarkers are going digital.   Digital tools, such as smartphones, wearables and fitness trackers, continually collect health […]

By Sorin Stircu Regional MedTech Strategist at E*HealthLine - Europe Global Office

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Digital

Posted on 09.12.2019

Why medtech needs to be interoperable by design

Medical technology companies have a lot to consider when developing new products: a successful device must address an unmet need, deliver value to users and the health system, meet regulatory standards, and so on. But many companies are neglecting a key issue which is becoming increasingly essential – digital technologies and connected devices must be […]

By René Spronk Trainer/Consultant with Ringholm

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Digital

Posted on 08.10.2019

Is the UK accelerating the shift to digital health?

Back in 2018 the UK signed up, alongside thirteen other nations[1], to the Global Digital Health Partnership (GDHP). This global network brings together governments, digital health agencies and the World Health Organization to support the use of digital technology in healthcare. The UK is pushing hard to digitise the delivery and management of healthcare. Some surveys […]

By Andrew Davies Digital Health Lead at ABHI

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Digital

Posted on 09.09.2019

Digital Therapeutics prescription will transform the future of healthcare

A new class of therapies known as “Digital Therapeutics” is predicting and transforming measurable outcomes for the future of medical care. It is reshaping the structure and management of treatments for a complete set of chronic diseases that adhere to medical interventions driven by software and delivered by medical devices, service, and medication, while collecting, […]

By Sorin Stircu Regional MedTech Strategist at E*HealthLine - Europe Global Office