In the future of medtech, data may drive more value than devices. Instead of viewing technology firms and specialised digital health companies as competitors, what if medtech saw them as partners?
The health industry is on the cusp of a major transformation that will affect all stakeholders. Incumbent players can either lead this transformation as innovative and well-connected market leaders, or they can try to resist this inevitable change. A wide range of companies from inside and outside of the health care sector are already making strategic investments that could form the foundation for a future of health that is defined by radically interoperable data, open and secure platforms and consumer-driven care.