Article source: Tātaki Invest Auckland
Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland’s medtech startups are addressing big issues faced by the global health sector, such as labour shortages and increasing costs. Innovators are looking at ways technology can support efficiency – through, for instance, seamless integration of medical devices and wearables into electronic health records. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are automating patient data, analysis and triage, and are streamlining admin. The transition of healthcare into communities is empowering patients with technologies they can use for self-care and self-diagnosis – and, in doing so, address some of the inequities in the system. We spoke to three of Auckland’s top medtech innovators.