MoMo4-4-2011Hamburg
Wireless Health      Mobile Health         E-Health      Digital Health        Health ITWhat are we talking about?
Health IT (E-Health):The comprehensive management ofhealth information and itssecure exchange betweenconsumers, providers,...
Mobile/Wireless Health:Solutions and servicesleveraging wireless and mobileinformation and technologiesto serve the needs ...
Canadian	  	  Health	  Care	  System	  Will	  Face	                                     Significant	  Challenges     	     ...
Pressing Problems in        Healthcare•  Cost management over time.•  Aging demographics will increase   demand for health...
How to Build a Great        Industry•  Focus on delivering solutions   that lower costs.•  Infrastructure-free   healthcar...
Why Government Loves You!Today                  Your Model•  Reactionary         •    Proactive•  Low frequency       •   ...
The MarketConstituents •    Vox populi •    Patients •    Care-givers •    Healthcare professionals •    Hospital systemPa...
How does wireless become thenext great healthcare industry?Focus on           COSTS!Solutions versus Technology           ...
Cost Issues are   Business Critical•  When do patients become more   expensive?•  When would a person want to pay   out of...
Some things to think about…        Thank you!               Soren Harbel               Life Science Ambassador            ...
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MoMo Hamburg | Soren Harbel - British Columbia | Mobile HealthCare

  1. 1. MoMo4-4-2011Hamburg
  2. 2. Wireless Health Mobile Health E-Health Digital Health Health ITWhat are we talking about?
  3. 3. Health IT (E-Health):The comprehensive management ofhealth information and itssecure exchange betweenconsumers, providers, governmentand insurers. NO!!!
  4. 4. Mobile/Wireless Health:Solutions and servicesleveraging wireless and mobileinformation and technologiesto serve the needs ofcitizens, patients, care-givers, practitioners andinstitutions to promote goodhealth and improve theefficiency and effectivenessof healthcare delivery.
  5. 5. Canadian    Health  Care  System  Will  Face   Significant  Challenges      Globe  and  Mail,  November  19,  2009   Na#onal  Post  -­‐  Nov  2008    
  6. 6. Pressing Problems in Healthcare•  Cost management over time.•  Aging demographics will increase demand for healthcare.•  Chronic diseases will require a new approach.•  Personalized medicine may increase costs.•  Prevention versus treatment.
  7. 7. How to Build a Great Industry•  Focus on delivering solutions that lower costs.•  Infrastructure-free healthcare.•  Increase in consumer responsibility.•  Efficacy through simplicity.•  De-emphasizing distance to treatment.
  8. 8. Why Government Loves You!Today Your Model•  Reactionary •  Proactive•  Low frequency •  High touch touch •  Preventative•  Symptom focused •  Life style focused•  Acute care •  Everywhere, anytime focused •  Pre/Post care•  Location specific •  Lower costs•  Intensive care •  NO Bricks•  High cost•  Bricks
  9. 9. The MarketConstituents •  Vox populi •  Patients •  Care-givers •  Healthcare professionals •  Hospital systemPayers •  Government •  Patients •  Care-givers •  Insurers
  10. 10. How does wireless become thenext great healthcare industry?Focus on COSTS!Solutions versus Technology OUTCOMES!
  11. 11. Cost Issues are Business Critical•  When do patients become more expensive?•  When would a person want to pay out of pocket?•  Site of care and alternatives?•  Intervention cost versus system-wide symptom care cost?•  Earlier detection of anomalies versus acute emergency care?
  12. 12. Some things to think about… Thank you! Soren Harbel Life Science Ambassador British Columbia sharbel@lifesciencesbc.ca

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