We're on the cusp of immense changes in our healthcare system.
New Zealand innovators are at the forefront of key trends reshaping the future of healthcare.
HealthTech Week, from July 1-4 in Auckland, has showcased the cutting edge of Kiwi technology for healthcare and it's been a blockbuster year for local innovation.
1. Greater adoption of artificial intelligence
The constant search to provide the highest quality care at the lowest possible cost means that Artificial Intelligence is already playing a role in the service patients receive at hospitals.
Artificial Intelligence has the remarkable ability to keep learning, not from a handful of patients seen in an exam room but from millions of examples - more than most specialists will ever see in a lifetime.
CB Insights reported that, over the past five years,