CB Insights’ new “State of Digital Well being” report covers international Q1 2022 private-market dealmaking, funding, and exits by firms that incorporate expertise or software program into their well being service choices. Instance industries embrace telehealth, digital therapeutics, psychological well being tech, well being infrastructure, scientific trials, and extra.
In Q1 2022, international digital well being funding fell 36% year-over-year to $10.4 billion.
Telehealth permits contact between sufferers and caregivers by using cellular expertise, comparable to video physician appointments and distant affected person monitoring programs. These providers lower the necessity for pointless in-person physician visits and make it simpler for folks in distant areas or with out transportation to entry healthcare.
Regardless of a 12% improve within the variety of offers, Q1 2022 funding within the telehealth sector fell 32% from the earlier quarter to $3.2 billion.
In response to CB Insights, startups within the U.S. dominated offers and funding in Q1 2022.
Covid-19 accelerated the digital transformation of healthcare. Distant affected person monitoring makes use of expertise exterior of a daily scientific surroundings to speak info between sufferers and clinicians electronically. Widespread makes use of are steady displays for ranges of glucose, blood stress, and blood oxygen.
In response to Insider Intelligence, 45.1 million sufferers within the U.S. will use remote-monitoring applied sciences in 2022, a 15% improve from 2021.