Nobody can debate innovation's capacity to empower us to live longer and healthier. From surgical robots to keen healing centers, the digital transformation is reforming treatment and patient care in new ways. With communicable and non-communicable diseases spreading like an epidemic, professionals and experts in the healthcare sector are digging through novel technologies to transform medical procedures. It's has been anticipated that advanced set up in the medical field can save $300 billion in the industry, particularly in the area of chronic ailments. Undoubtedly, there is value—human and money related—in yielding technological innovation in the healthcare market.
With Big Data, IoT and Artificial Intelligence empowering the digital world, the healthcare sector is no exception. It facilitates better collaboration and correspondence over the whole care continuum, improving care delivery. Even more interesting is the rise of the Internet of (Medical) Things (IoMT), wearable and mobile devices that are connected to create a better-coordinated effort and correspondence over medical reports made available by healthcare providers.
From innovative practices to profound treatment, wearables to smart sensors, electronic health records to drug dosage calculators, the technological advancement is leading to a new trend in healthcare, i.e., empowerment of patients. Though high costs and long waits are a part of a patient’s life, today they are in a better position with accessibility to higher-quality doctors and higher satisfaction rates.
As the digital landscape is transforming this sector, more healthcare organizations are investing in technologies that are proving to be helpful. Consequently, the market is replete with technologies today to help the healthcare sector improve their medical and surgical procedures and treatments.
A distinguished panel of prominent CEOs, CIOs, VCs, and analysts, along with the CIOAdvisor's editorial board has assessed numerous healthcare technology companies and shortlisted the ones that are at the forefront of providing cutting-edge results. The listing provides a look at the “Top 10 APAC Healthcare Technology Companies - 2017".