A combination of unsustainable health care costs, inconvenient access, and substandard outcomes necessitate new approaches to health care. Regulations enabling increased patient choice and megatrends like aging and increasing population further straining the system have pushed new technologies and business models to the market. A range of digital technologies and approaches are being deployed to enable patients to maintain wellness, diagnose diseases earlier, access health care providers remotely, and receive care where they choose, such as in their own homes. We analyze the technologies, regulations, business models, and strategies that bring these solutions to market to understand how to profit from the new digital approaches emerging as the health care shifts from disease-centric to patient-centric model.
 
Lux Research’s on-going coverage of the Digital Health and Wellness space helps companies:
 
  • Stay on top of rapidly evolving  diagnostic, monitoring, mHealth, telemedicine, and aging in place digital technologies
  • Map technology capabilities to application needs 
  • Find emerging business models and partnership networks
  • Monitor global innovation and partnerships from start-ups to corporations
  • Understand a fragmented and changing regulatory landscape

 

Recently Profiled Companies

  • mySugr

    Mobile app for diabetes management

    Apr 28, 2017

  • Komodo Technology

    Activity-monitoring compression sleeve

    Apr 21, 2017

  • Coolfire Solutions

    Novel mobile platform that can derive contextual intelligence on the edge

    Apr 17, 2017

  • Solera Health

    Curated prevention program marketplace

    Apr 14, 2017

  • Lark

    Digital lifestyle coach for disease management

    Apr 14, 2017

  • eNose

    Electronic nose for breath diagnostics

    Apr 13, 2017

  • Orb Health

    Cloud-based collaborative population and chronic health care management platform

    Apr 12, 2017

  • PKparis

    Wearable blood glucose and lactate monitoring devices

    Apr 7, 2017

  • Glooko

    Digital diabetes management

    Mar 31, 2017

  • Deep 6 AI

    Artificial intelligence platform to find suitable patients for clinical trials

    Mar 28, 2017

  • Equivital

    Mobile physiological monitoring

    Mar 24, 2017

  • AbleTo

    Online coaching for behavioral health

    Mar 17, 2017

SAMPLE DIGITAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS TOPICS
  • Biosensors
  • Sample preparation
  • Microfluidics
  • Molecular diagnostics
  • Novel imaging
  • Data analytics
  • Mobile/wireless health
  • Vital signs monitoring
  • Telemedicine

 

  • Point-of-care technologies
  • At-home diagnostics and monitoring
  • Consumerized health
  • Personalized medicine
  • Device-based therapeutics
  • Compliance/adherence monitoring
  • Mobile/wireless health
  • Distributed and remote clinics
  • Aging in place
  • Chronic diseases management
  • Preventive care
  • Wellness

 

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