KEYNOTE ADDRESS: PATIENT DIGITAL HEALTH PLATFORMS (PDHPS): EPICENTER OF HEALTHCARE TRANSFORMATION

Over the past year many consumer tech companies have launched major digital health initiatives. A representative sample includes Apple,Google, Samsung, Salesforce/Philips, Microsoft, and others. Some are clearly labeled as platform plays…others are less obvious.What are these companies doing in healthcare? What do they hope to accomplish?
The presentation will address:

  • The healthcare “Platform Gap”
  • Central question: will PDHPs go narrow or broad?
  • Market thesis: Major forces will drive PDHP integration into mainstream healthcare
  • A guide to ecosystem evolution: a roadmap, signposts, potholes
  • Implications/actions for key stakeholders

Vince Kuraitis, JD, MBA, Principal, Better Health Technologies,
LLC