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DIGITAL HEALTH:
AFFORDABILITY,
ACCESS & QUALITY


THE DIGITAL HEALTH
OPPORTUNITY IS EVER
MORE IMPORTANT

As the market quickly matures the importance of innovation in seizing the digital health opportunity is ever more important.

SIX AREAS related to healthcare AFFORDABILITY, ACCESS AND QUALITY received the significant majority of investment funding in 2016—twice as much as other funding categories.

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Driven by elimination of waste in the system, both payers and providers have emphasized management and administrative solutions that improve operational inefficiencies.

2016 INVESTMENT FUNDING:
$1.16B

COMPANIES IN THE LEAD:
Flatiron
Augmedix
Captricity

Delivery of triage, diagnosis and treatment of healthcare services through virtual means will continue to increase, driven by cross-industry expectations and inefficiencies in current care delivery.

2016 INVESTMENT FUNDING:
$.58B

COMPANIES IN THE LEAD:
Chunyu Yisheng
Accolade
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Wearables are maturing after their breakthrough year two years ago. Their ability to detect biometrics is increasing, which Accenture predicts will soon clash with clinical grade devices.

2016 INVESTMENT FUNDING:
$.56B

COMPANIES IN THE LEAD:
JawBone
Thalmic Labs
Razer

Technology will enable customized treatment and support based on an individual’s genetics as evidence-based medicine grows.

2016 INVESTMENT FUNDING:
$.54B

COMPANIES IN THE LEAD:
Human Longevity, Inc.
Guardant Health
Astute Medical

Due to greater access to data, advanced testing methods and improved technology, diagnostics are becoming more accurate, cheaper and faster enabling earlier diagnoses and new self-diagnostics to become available.

2016 INVESTMENT FUNDING:
$.43B

COMPANIES IN THE LEAD:
MindMaze
Singulex
Syapse

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Players are partnering to improve data collection and real-time analytics, infused with artificial intelligence. The power of data has the opportunity to enhance decision making and improve quality of care.

2016 INVESTMENT FUNDING:
$.43B

COMPANIES IN THE LEAD:
Health Catalyst
Healthline
TraceLink


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Marc Warren

MARC WARREN

Strategy Manager

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