As we’ve seen throughout the course of this year’s The MedTech Conference, ongoing innovation across the industry is both widespread and abundant. With all of the advancements in medical technology and even more groundbreaking developments underway, there is no question that collaboration among entities across the industry can be more impactful in helping facilitate better patient outcomes.
As the medical technology landscape continues to rapidly evolve, new vehicles for innovation are taking center stage, ranging from big data and artificial intelligence to cognitive learning. Separating all the information around these new technologies and understanding the realities of the implications they hold for the industry has never been more important. In particular, the role that innovation can play in refocusing conversations around the patient experience and patient engagement is critical.
A major theme across today’s sessions and reflected throughout The MedTech Conference this year is around the future of medical technology and its evolution in global markets. From growth opportunities, to the role of specific innovations, to developments in value based healthcare, the medical technology industry clearly sees both challenges and solutions in terms of local market dynamics, evolving regulations and trend towards patient-centric value.