Internet of Medical things at Qualcomm Life Connect 2015 – Analyst Commentary
September 21, 2015
As Nariman Behravesh, lead economist with IHS, has noted “nurturing the process of innovation will ensure that the huge improvement in the human condition that has occurred over the past two centuries was not a fluke of history”. Indeed, nurturing innovation was the primary topic of conversation at Qualcomm Life Connect 2015 (Internet of Medical Things) held in San Diego during August 31 and September 1, 2015. With cautious optimism about short-term growth expectations for digital health, and more resolute optimism for growth in the long-term, the event brought together several key players in the digital health ecosystem that are making use of Qualcomm’s 2net/Healthy Circles connectivity platform. This article is a synopsis of Connect 2015 with additional insight from recent work that IHS has conducted in regard to digital health.