We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 9/8 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Naomi Fried (@naomifried) on the topic of “Digital Health Innovation in Pharma.”
The digital health revolution is in full swing. Each year, more and more digital innovations are coming to market that leverage hardware and software to provide new ways of delivering care and information to patients and providers. These solutions can improve outcomes, drive down costs, and/or boost efficiency.
Healthcare stakeholders are beginning to understand digital health’s ability to radically reshape the healthcare landscape. While many firms in the pharmaceutical and biotech sector (“biopharma”) are only slowly awakening to digital health’s potential, some forward-thinking biopharma companies are aggressively looking for ways to use digital health to strengthen their businesses. They see it as critical to improving patient outcomes, building connections with providers and patients, strengthening their brand, and driving new revenues.
Join our Twitter chat as we explore the growing opportunity for digital health innovation in pharma and biotech. We’ll discuss some of the exciting opportunities that are emerging; what is working and what isn’t; and which business models seem to be succeeding. Share your thoughts during our conversation September 8th at 9-10 am PT!
- Pharmaceutical Companies and Digital Health Start-Ups: It’s Time to Get Together
- Where are You in the Innovation Lifecycle?
- Opportunities for Digital Health Vendors in the Pharmaceutical Industries
- Digital Health Brings Game Changing Innovation
Here are the questions that will serve as the framework for this week’s #HITsm chat:
T1: What are the best #patient-facing digital health solution currently deployed by #pharma & #biotech? #HITsm
T2: What is exciting in “#digiceuticals” (mobile apps & software that treat #medical conditions)? #HITsm
T3: How are #pharma & #biotech effectively leveraging digital health tools to improve and extend communication with providers? #HITsm
T4: What is impeding the deployment of #digitalhealth by #pharma & #biotech? What could help? #HITsm
T5: Buy, build, partner? What models are going to be most successful for #pharma and #biotech to get into #digitalhealth? #HITsm
Bonus: If you were master of the #digitalhealth universe & could make a major change in the #healthcare ecosystem, what would it be? #HITsm
Upcoming #HITsm Chat Schedule
9/15 – Unchat
This chat will have no agenda and no topic. It will be a community free-for-all where anyone can introduce any topic, subject, question, image, video, etc that they want. This could get interesting.
9/22 – TBD
9/29 – TBD
We look forward to learning from the #HITsm community! As always, let us know if you’d like to host a future #HITsm chat or if you know someone you think we should invite to host.
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