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2017 Asia HealthTech funding, overtook 2016, breaking all records and, as predicted by Galen Growth Asia last July, exceeded US$2.6B! Almost doubling 2016’s total number of deals, 2017 saw 230 deals executed.
The Asia HealthTech Investment Landscape 2017 Full Year report is based on our comprehensive funding analysis of Galen Growth Asia’s unique HealthTech database.
With a growing and increasingly prosperous middle class, who are still not able to fully pay for long-term advanced therapy, it is time to rethink the traditional models of funding cutting-edge and high-cost pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Properly designed, innovative financing models may enable more patients to access new treatments without the fear of crippling financial consequences.
8 out of 10 industry stakeholders currently believe that transforming Asia healthcare requires a focus on Patient and Information Flow. At Galen Growth Asia, we believe this to be shortsighted.
HealthTech is in its nascent steps in Asian countries. The number of startups and corporate initiatives is growing fast, as is the widespread opinion that HealthTech represents an unprecedented opportunity to address key healthcare issues when it reaches scale.
Other great reports from our partners
Information and communication technology (ICT) in the health system, also known as digital health, can accelerate health system reforms, leading to better-quality, efficient, and accessible patient-centered care. Digital health has been acknowledged by the World Health Organization as a key building block for universal health coverage and the health-related Sustainable Development Goals, and many countries are implementing solutions, such as digital disease surveillance systems, electronic medical records, and social health insurance payment processes.
Digital Health: Challenges and Solutions in Measuring Return on Investment (ROI), by PWC, NUS and HealthTech startup MyDoc.
This year’s PWC study on digital health illustrates
the imperative of getting the ROI measurements right for digital health investments; something which all
economies, both emerging and developed, should bear in mind.
We wanted to thank you for making the second Asia HealthTech CEO Summit a huge success! We were overwhelmed by the very supportive commentary you shared during the day. Your contribution and support are invaluable in creating the Asia HealthTech community and ecosystem.
The Summit, held on the 16 and 17 Nov 2017, was a unique opportunity for 200+ healthtech innovators, 40+ CEOs / founders of the most promising HealthTech startups in Asia and 40 guest speakers to network, debate and collaborate.
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