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The connectedness and convenience of mHealth means it has the potential to greatly improve people’s quality of life. It’s a term that often crops up in discussions about modern healthcare technology like telehealth, telemedicine and remote patient monitoring (RPM) — but what exactly is mHealth?

mHealth, Defined

mHealth is another subsector of the broader ‘telehealth’ umbrella, referring to the use of mobile devices, such as a phone or tablet, to support with healthcare practices. Like many HealthTech buzzwords that’ve come before, mHealth can mean different things to different people. Some use it as an all-encompassing term to refer to everything from video…

Broadly, the digital mental health space includes direct-to-consumer apps, apps designed for clinical prescriptions, and mental health platforms that work with employers and health plans. But there is a growing concern about whether some of these tools and services are delivering on what they promise; and with the digital mental health market growing at record speeds year-on-year, is the industry in danger of ballooning?

The Digital Mental Health Market

In 2020, investors poured $1.5 billion into the market, with this being 5.5 times the $275 million investors gave four years earlier, according to CB Insights data. …

In 2019, 11% of US adults reported experiencing symptoms of anxiety or depression. In December of 2020, this number skyrocket to 42%, with 80% of young Americans reporting feelings of loneliness also. Fortunately, mental health startups are revolutionizing US healthcare by improving the mental wellbeing of people across the country.

The mental health space is one of the most popular and well-funded areas of tech, with a Crunchbase dataset showing that investment into mental health startups rose from $163 million in 2017 to $932 million in 2020. …

A ‘tech stack’ is a list of all the technology services used to build and run one single application. Different HealthTechs will require different tech stacks, meaning no two are the same. We’ve uncovered the tech stacks used by different HealthTech organisations and created a non-exhaustive list of the tech stacks used by 7 HealthTech giants in 2021.


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Ginger is an on-demand mental health company which provides around-the-clock access and emotional support via therapy, coaching and psychiatry. Over 10 million people have access to Ginger in over 40 countries across the globe. This is mainly the result of the HealthTech’s…

A huge figure looms over scientists searching for new treatments: the estimated $2.6 billion dollar price tag of developing a drug. Fortunately, rapid growth in computer-processing power, advanced algorithms, and the availability of big data sets has triggered a massive upsurge in the use of Artificial Intelligence for drug discovery, most often through identifying patterns hidden in large volumes of data.

Because of this, AI is making the hunt and creation of new drugs a hugely cheaper and faster process, with success rates increasing right alongside this. …

Keeping up with an industry as continuously evolving as HealthTech is a never-ending battle. That’s where podcasts come in handy! Being an easy way to consume content, bolster our skills, and keep up-to-date with the happenings of the world of HealthTech, listeners can immerse themselves in hours of educational and engaging content. The following are 8 of the greatest HealthTech podcasts in 2021.

The HealthTech Podcast

Featuring two new episodes a week and listened to in over 120 companies, The HealthTech Podcast covers the latest in health and technology through interviews with disruptive startups and HealthTech leaders, making this is an excellent podcast…

Taboo and shame are incredibly powerful. They can cause you to withdraw from your support networks, stop you from sharing your health experiences, and make you doubt whether you need to seek help from healthcare providers.

Fortunately, the unnecessary stigma and isolation that surrounds women’s health is slowly fading; an improvement which can be directly related to the remarkable rise in the number of FemTech organisations that are disrupting the HealthTech space and pushing to break female health taboos.

The Physical and Mental Effects of Shame

Research has shown that when a women experiences shame or taboo, they’re less likely to seek medical advice and professional help…

Until recent years, the stigma and silence associated with the menopause has created roadblocks in the advancement of female healthcare in this area. But with around 93% of menopausal women saying they’re interested in non-invasive tech solutions to manage their menopausal symptoms, the FemTech industry is perfectly placed to create innovative solutions for menopause management.

And with the FemTech market ballooning to be worth an estimated $6.5 billion by 2028, and 1.1 billion women expected to be postmenopausal by 2025, the opportunity for investors to tap into this historically untapped market is exponential.

The Need For Menopause Technology

Menopause is a complex area, with women…

Over the past year, HealthTechs across the globe have grasped how to empower their remote workforce; but juggling a hybrid workforce comes with a whole new set of challenges. For an inspired and empowered hybrid workforce, companies need to be intentional in building new ways of working that ‘work’ for everyone.

You need to focus on the ties that bind your organisation together and pay attention to the affect of your choices on your HealthTechs culture. …

5 years ago, the term ‘ FemTech ‘ didn’t even exist. Today, FemTech is supporting women’s health across the globe, and it’s a major category of healthcare technology. According to a Frost & Sullivan report, global Venture Capital funding and investments across the FemTech space are estimated to reach $9 billion by 2024.

In Europe, several FemTech startups are on the rise and making it their mission to disrupt the female healthcare market by delivering the best technology-driven healthcare to women across the globe. …


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