CB Insights’ new “State of Digital Well being” report covers world Q1 2022 private-market dealmaking, funding, and exits by corporations 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, medical trials, and extra.
In Q1 2022, world digital well being funding fell 36% year-over-year to $10.4 billion.
Telehealth allows contact between sufferers and caregivers by using cell expertise, resembling 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 individuals 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 line with 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 an everyday medical surroundings to speak data between sufferers and clinicians electronically. Frequent makes use of are steady screens for ranges of glucose, blood stress, and blood oxygen.
In line with Insider Intelligence, 45.1 million sufferers within the U.S. will use remote-monitoring applied sciences in 2022, a 15% improve from 2021.