SXSW 2022

How Consumer Health Tech Has Failed The Patient


As the consumer-facing health tech industry exploded over the past decade, medical-grade equipment used in hospitals has failed to reach the same level of innovation. Heavy emphasis on personal wellness takes the responsibility off medical facilities to provide technologically sophisticated care, leaving those without access to expensive consumer health tech behind.

This panel of industry insiders, medical personnel, and investors will discuss the pitfalls of consumer healthtech and how it negatively contributes to health equity.

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  1. What areas of health tech healthcare groups need to invest in
  2. What patient facing technology needs to incorporate from consumer tech
  3. How making health tech more accessible can narrow the gap in patient equity



Shannia Coley, Marketer, Jones-Dilworth, Inc.

Meta Information:

  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Health & MedTech
  • Track 2 2050
  • Level: Intermediate

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