The Health Technology Forum


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Ben Heubl's Keynote presentation around Telecare, mHealth and Telehealth at the Health Technology Forum London, 2013

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The Health Technology Forum

  1. 1. Digital Health Technology - how to judge on... "Technology & Impact” Technology & Impact” Ben Heubl “” Twitter: @BenHeubl
  2. 2. About Myself
  3. 3. Objectives 1. Offer a methodology that helps to judge which healthcare businesses are great, & which are rubbish 2. Impress with new healthcare technology 3. Tell how to access trends to be successful
  4. 4. Whats is a “good” Healthcare Innovation Technology Business
  5. 5. mHealth application market will grow to more than 3.4 billion smartphone and tablet users, with 50 percent of them downloading mHealth applications.
  6. 6. How to access these trends?
  7. 7. This is an “ExperimenGoal is to quantify what a good (digital) healthcare business is and define how to measure and improve the underlying criteria Why? Health technologies compete on resources and markets (same as any other industry)
  8. 8. Scalability (#people to reach) #people to reach) Impact (in Patients & public) and the winner is...
  9. 9. Impact severity of impact on patients Day-to- day life Lasting influence on patient’s status (high) (Long)
  10. 10. Scalability (#people to reach) #people to reach) # people (e.g. Doctors) innovation reaches that can help & affect others # people that can be helped (many) (many)
  11. 11. in? Outside of Care systems High-tech Low-tech Inside of existing Care systems
  12. 12. Outside of Care systems High-tech Categories Hospital performance systems Sensors for Self diagnosis Citizen Scientist Platform Sensors for Self measurement Devices for safely and emergency care Platforms to connect with other patients Fitness and wellness tracking Remote medical imaging platform Telecare/TeleHealth system/program
  13. 13. Cases Outside of Care systems High-tech
  14. 14. Ratings & Axes Scalability Impact 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 2. 3. 4. 5.
  15. 15. Scalability Impact 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 2. 3. 4. 5. Make a judgment
  16. 16. Scalability Impact 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 2. 3. 4. 5. Make a judgment on Mobile Apps HealthFabric eRedbook Patient Access Mobile PatientsKnowBest Well Happy RallyRound Clinical Trials Ten new apps that launched at Expo, several of which have been developed by UK companies
  17. 17. Conclusion MEASURING & JUDGING can be tough! A structured system may gives industry leaders, governments and suppliers a methodology to make better decisions
  18. 18. Still on the To-Do Lis Help government(s) to measure Impact & scalability on the right terms Create support process for entrepreneurs to achieve both (together with NHS and DoH) Create support system that stimulates international relations import & export healthcare innovation for faster impact and success in scaling
  19. 19. Ben Heubl “” Twitter: @BenHeubl Thank you!