Digital Health Overview

Digital health is an industry at the cross-section of medicine and technology. In other words, it uses technology to ultimately aid patients and medical workers. It is a wide area spanning from simple wellness apps to SaMDs (software as a medical device), currently with more applications developed for wellbeing than for the actual disease management. This is a rapidly growing industry – we will see the digital health market grow to over 500 billion USD in the next 5 years. So here are a few thoughts about this phenomenon of the 21st century.