As a lot of well-established companies such as Google and Apple already have their sight set on the future of digitalization, there are a lot of thriving companies as well, which are attempting on make their way in the league. Not to forget, each company has their unique way of adding to the digital advancement in the healthcare industry.
For instance, Google — one with the most forward-looking strategy in the industry. Back in 2014, the brand had launched its health-tracking wearables — Google Wear and Fit.
Post that, Google had been putting a significant amount of resources into artificial intelligence for healthcare with its DeepMind unit.
Another instance from Google’s parent company — Alphabet with its health sciences unit, Verily also has various ongoing projects contributing to the healthcare industry such as:
- Project Baseline: A longitudinal study of human health
- Aurora Study: A research project attempting to identify physical biomarkers of mental trauma
Adding more to our list of companies trying to introduce new technologies, a clinical-stage medical technology company, Graftworx is also working towards an Internet of the Body solution that brings together medical devices and cardiovascular patients so clinicians can efficiently access their produced data.
We cannot let the Blockchain technology go unnoticed, can we?
We have another company – TrustedHealth that is leveraging the blockchain technology for healthcare. Through its processes, the company is aiming to securely digitize and decentralize the way patients choose treatment for specific situations in an absolute automation setting.