Hopefully, companies will grow in their willingness "to play with others" to get cross-cutting improvements in healthcare interventions to market. No longer do the solutions sit within the domain of any one sector!
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Unique Collaborations Needed to Improve Home Med Equipment
Seeking Alpha (seekingalpha.com) reports on July 29th: Novartis (Pharma), Medtronic (Med Device), Oracle (Software) and Kaiser Permanente (Health System) among those providing Proteus Digital Health with $172M to develop "a 'smart pill' that a patient swallows. It records data on the internal milieu and transmits it externally via a patch on the abdomen. Reactions with stomach juices provide the power."