Discover the Colorado companies harnessing cutting-edge tech to deliver more personalized treatment to patients all over the world. Medical care is no longer confined to the doctor’s office.
Or even, sometimes, to an actual doctor. That iPhone in your pocket now has the capability to diagnose your cough, answer insurance questions, and get you pregnantor at least help the process along.
Digital health (think: smartphones, social networks, and internet applications that provide patients with health information and better access to physicians) encompasses everything from Fitbits to electronic medical records to telehealth—and the trend is booming in Colorado. Employment in the medical device and diagnostic industry alone increased by 10 percent between 2012 and 2016 in the Denver metro area, which boasts the 11th-highest concentration of digital tech workers in the country.
Here, we examine the Colorado companies harnessing cutting-edge tech to deliver more personalized treatment to patients all over the world. Ultimately, though, digital health companies need to know their users to influence them.
For that, they rely on big data. Welltok’s CaféWell mines biographic, demographic, and medical data to deliver dizzyingly personal advice to its users. Read more from 5280.com…
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