Technologies that Are Shaking Up
the Digital Health Industry
Robin Raskin, Digital Healthcare Executive Forum
The New Office Hours
Take Two Apps And Call Me In The Morning
OR
The Doctor Won’t See You Now
More Profitable to Treat Than Prevent
• US spends some 18% of gross domestic product on healthcare but ranks 17th on a lis...
Regulatory: Affordable Health Care Act
Economic: Price Comparison
Medicine as a Commodity
Technology: Mobile Phones, Senso...
• Take health into our own hands
• Focus on well care, not sick care
• Move from intermittent and reactive to
continuous a...
Basic Building Blocks of Digital Health
Scanadu’s Scout Misfit Shine
Beam Toothbrush
Neurosky
EEG and ECG
Mo’ Better Sensors
Quantified Self
Using tech devices to measure all bodily input and output.
Is quantified self more than a narcissistic ind...
A National Habit
• Three quarters of online U.S. consumers (75%) own a fitness
technology product. (UP 61% in 2012)
• Pedo...
The Guerilla Patient
• Doctors have 5 minutes
• Patients can’t absorb the information
• Leave office uninformed
• Poor adh...
Obstacles to Progress
• Virtual patient visit will need to be reimbursable
• Patients are overwhelmed like when AT&T dives...
In Data We Trust
Detecting Patterns of Large Numbers of Users
• The Driverless Car
• The Ingestible Pill
• The Lively Sens...
Big Data Behind Each Individual
BioStamp from MC10
Bands are just today’s incarnation
Genetic Sequencing for all
Robotics
Paralyzed to walk (rehab)
Dementia (5.2 million in US alone)
Incentives for Behavior Modification
• Gaming – win points for behaving well
• Clinical trials out in the open
• Crowd-sou...
The Doctor Will See You Now
Medical kiosks will move to companies and places like Walgreens and CVS
New Modes of Interaction
• Haptic and Gesture
• MultiTouch
• Voice
• Mind control
• Photo Capture
• Augmented Reality
Natural Interface
The Closer to Our Body the More We Look;
The Further From Our Body the Longer we Look
Rule of Screens
Gesture
Multi Touch
Just Think About It
Photos and Scans
Augmented Reality
At the Center of It All: The Mobile Phone and Tablet
• Cheap hardware
• Prescribing apps
• Gamification to keep people eng...
Technologies that Are Shaking Up
the Digital Health Industry
Robin Raskin, Digital Healthcare Executive Forum
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Presented on March 20 at the Hudson Valley Economic Development Forum on Digital Health
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  1. 1. Technologies that Are Shaking Up the Digital Health Industry Robin Raskin, Digital Healthcare Executive Forum
  2. 2. The New Office Hours Take Two Apps And Call Me In The Morning OR The Doctor Won’t See You Now
  3. 3. More Profitable to Treat Than Prevent • US spends some 18% of gross domestic product on healthcare but ranks 17th on a list of 17 developed countries by outcome. • 20% of GDP is medical ($28 trillion) • Highest Rate for Hospital Procedures in the World • Shorter Stays/High readmissions • Emergency room is doctor • Under insured population • Aging Demographic • Rules that make no sense in terms of billing • Providers/payees/physicians/patient disconnect
  4. 4. Regulatory: Affordable Health Care Act Economic: Price Comparison Medicine as a Commodity Technology: Mobile Phones, Sensors, Cloud The Perfect Storm
  5. 5. • Take health into our own hands • Focus on well care, not sick care • Move from intermittent and reactive to continuous and proactive Changes in Attitude
  6. 6. Basic Building Blocks of Digital Health
  7. 7. Scanadu’s Scout Misfit Shine Beam Toothbrush Neurosky EEG and ECG
  8. 8. Mo’ Better Sensors
  9. 9. Quantified Self Using tech devices to measure all bodily input and output. Is quantified self more than a narcissistic indulgence?
  10. 10. A National Habit • Three quarters of online U.S. consumers (75%) own a fitness technology product. (UP 61% in 2012) • Pedometers remain the most popular 37% • Others include fitness video games (26%) and portable blood pressure monitors (21%) • Price, battery life, size and falling off the wagon are biggest obstacles.
  11. 11. The Guerilla Patient • Doctors have 5 minutes • Patients can’t absorb the information • Leave office uninformed • Poor adherence and compliance • Liptor vs. Lumena • Patients going outside of traditional healthcare to educate • Creating their own trusted networks • Choosing their services and fostering competition • Monitoring done in hospital can now be done at home
  12. 12. Obstacles to Progress • Virtual patient visit will need to be reimbursable • Patients are overwhelmed like when AT&T divested • Don’t ask dr. Google questions. The answer is cancer • Track-aholism • The Graveyard of Dead Devices
  13. 13. In Data We Trust Detecting Patterns of Large Numbers of Users • The Driverless Car • The Ingestible Pill • The Lively Sensor • Genetic Markers
  14. 14. Big Data Behind Each Individual
  15. 15. BioStamp from MC10 Bands are just today’s incarnation
  16. 16. Genetic Sequencing for all
  17. 17. Robotics Paralyzed to walk (rehab) Dementia (5.2 million in US alone)
  18. 18. Incentives for Behavior Modification • Gaming – win points for behaving well • Clinical trials out in the open • Crowd-sourcing
  19. 19. The Doctor Will See You Now Medical kiosks will move to companies and places like Walgreens and CVS
  20. 20. New Modes of Interaction • Haptic and Gesture • MultiTouch • Voice • Mind control • Photo Capture • Augmented Reality
  21. 21. Natural Interface
  22. 22. The Closer to Our Body the More We Look; The Further From Our Body the Longer we Look Rule of Screens
  23. 23. Gesture
  24. 24. Multi Touch
  25. 25. Just Think About It
  26. 26. Photos and Scans
  27. 27. Augmented Reality
  28. 28. At the Center of It All: The Mobile Phone and Tablet • Cheap hardware • Prescribing apps • Gamification to keep people engaged • iPhone does real EKG • Scales that tweet • Bands that Monitor Your Body • Check up wherever you may be
  29. 29. Technologies that Are Shaking Up the Digital Health Industry Robin Raskin, Digital Healthcare Executive Forum

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