As Israel’s Digital Healthcare industry is rapidly growing, it’s considered a pioneer in shaping the future of global Healthcare. The Journal of mHealth boldly stated that Israeli Digital Health has the opportunity to disrupt the delivery of healthcare worldwide.
With a keen eye on disrupting the entire industry, mHealth Israel Founder Levi Shapiro boldly stated “we’re excited to hold the Mhealth conference in Jerusalem through 2019. Based on the comprehensive mHealth Israel database, it is clear that Jerusalem is experiencing a boom in life science and medtech investment and startups. Jerusalem offers the perfect setting for global C-level decision makers to meet innovative startups from across Israel, Europe and the US."
Similar to the rest of the Start Up Nation: The mHealth industry success is based on the key ingredients: highly educated professionals, an entrepreneurial spirit, a risk taking culture, tremendous technology innovation and continuous support by government and private investors.
Mobile health is all about the apps – enabling people to interact while on the move with websites and online databases that help both with the maintenance of health, such as fitness apps that guide users to proper exercise and diet, as well as apps that help individuals with health problems, including diabetics.
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According to Markets and Markets, the mHealth industry is forecast to be worth nearly $60 billion by 2020. That number indicates just how pervasive mobile health technologies are becoming as they make their way into a position as mainstays in the global medical industry. mHealth Israel 2016 doubled its attendees, indicating a clear benefit of the positive trajectory. The conference also brought the world’s leading health tech experts from over a dozen countries, including Fortune 1000 global health and technology company representatives attended.
With more than 4,200 members, mHealth Israel is the largest connected health community in the Middle East. The mHealth Israel WEEK, annual conference, global roadshows, Startups Database and other activities help connect Israeli digital health startups with global healthcare leaders.
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By combining the startup and lecture components, mHealth Israel offers a unique talent pool offering premier platforms for Israel’s burgeoning medical technology field to showcase their innovations to the world.
For the next three years, mHealth will be hosting its conferences in Jerusalem, enabling the industry to showcase the incredible strides that Israel is making in the globally connected health scene.