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HealthXL Global Gathering Barcelona
HealthXL Global Gathering Barcelona – Barcelona is not only known for its architecture, food, and beaches, but also for its advancements in biotech research, healthcare services, and a thriving start-up scene. In this session, we want to explore through the eyes of the local movers and shakers why Barcelona is the right place to be for digital health, what opportunities it presents, and outline some of the successes to date. Barcelona, Spain; Feb 21, 2020
Showcase: Digital Garden by Almirall
Hear from Derma2go, First Derm, Intrepida, UVisio and Haut.Al.
The Digital Garden, powered by Almirall, allows startups focused on developing innovative technology-based services and solutions to play a relevant role in tackling dermatology challenges. Five start-ups have been chosen for the first cohort of this 9-month acceleration program based in the Barcelona Health Hub.
Digital Therapeutics Modalities of Deployment
Is voice tech the next face-lift for digital therapeutics? Will voice-enabled DTx become more sticky, enable better management of disease and bring DTx to every household? Or is this a fad that’ll pass after the next big technology superstar emerges?
The HealthXL story starts with a simple idea; that healthcare could be fundamentally improved by using information and technology in new ways. Other industries have been transformed by digital change why not healthcare?
We started our journey by bringing together passionate innovators with investors and industry leaders to understand why healthcare was different. As we engaged these groups it became clear we had a major challenge of misalignment and misunderstanding. We found huge gaps between what consumers needed and what providers, payors, industry were building.
Stepping back, it became clear that the explosion of data and technology had in fact led to information overload and widespread confusion about who and what to trust. We cannot make good decisions on how to adopt new technologies without reliable data, evidence, and insights.
Our moment of clarity occurred in Melbourne, Australia. In a conversation Kwang Lim, a practicing geriatrician we stumbled on a simple but killer idea.