Digital Health Round-Up: DTA 2023 Highlights; Pear Assets; Medtronic’s Spin-Off; New Business
In this month’s Digital Health Roundup, Medtech Insight’s Marion Webb and Hannah Daniel discuss highlights from their DTA Summit coverage in Washington. Reed Miller talked to Frank Chan, the president of Medtronic’s Patient Monitoring, about plans for their patient monitoring as an independent company and Bayer AG’s new business unit focusing on digital health.
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A panel discussion between health professionals, industry groups and digital therapeutics innovators at the DTA Summit highlighted opportunities and barriers for the development and adoption of digital therapeutics.
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