Technology, in all its various forms, will ultimately embed as a common platform in all aspects of health care. This will be as an interconnected environment around an individual, across the continuum of care and the lifespan. Some early adopters are in this space already, to be closely followed by the “early majority” in the next three to five years.
Health is running headlong into the industry, technology, science and social convergence space. The resulting new technologies demystify health care and simplify wellness by solving translational and transformative problems, and open the door to a raft of commercial opportunities previously considered the exclusive preserve of the health care industry.