Wearables in the workplace are now a reality, the digital health revolution is here to stay.
Many large employers have decided to adopt health and wellness campaigns in conjunction with wearables devices. The wearable technologies are pretty much a reality and a natural result of innovation in society.
Digital health solutions to manage diabetes are rapidly changing from simply tracking blood sugar values to far more comprehensive capabilities such as supporting clinical decisions, enabling behavioural changes and proactively managing the condition. Further (radical) changes are expected. What kind of further developments will we see? What are the trends we can currently see in diabetes treatment? Based on my observations made over the last months, I can predict following 6 trends.
Pharmaceutical companies have an opportunity to use their expertise to play a greater role in healthcare reform, while also revamping their business model. We believe that the key is digital health technology, which will allow pharmaceutical companies to leverage their knowledge and marketing capabilities.
The connected era has given anybody with a device that has access to the internet more information than most people are capable to use. These opportunities, which are such a vital part of contemporary life, also offer extraordinary, intimate and almost infinite personal information.