The market for tech that minimizes stress and improves the quality of life for caregivers and their loved ones is a multi-billion dollar opportunity. With startups like Honor and HomeTeam raising significant rounds it looks like the time is right to get in to this space. What are the needs and wants of caregivers? What are the business models? What are the channels of distribution? This panel of investors explores this exciting new space.
As an industry, health care is trying to reinvent itself with significant fuel from its’ consumers, but the reality is that we can learn from other more advanced industries. Originally presented by the Dutch Center for Patient Safety at a recent Health 2.0 Amsterdam event, this topic explored the similarity between a very conservative, but very advanced industry, and the hospital setting. One key lesson that was explored was the insidiousness of human error and how we can overcome this by engaging key stakeholders with a human being at the center.
Most of connected health communications, developments, and innovations are geared towards young and trendy geeks who do not necessarily need them. iHealth believes that access to health care should be available to all and has therefore developed a new generation of connected devices that are really made for patient and disease management.
Uew Diegel introduced iHealth Discovery, the next generation of Connected Health devices.