For a global biopharma company, Healthskouts conducted a research project on diagnostic radiology, with specific focus on the trial readiness of radiology innovations in the areas of artificial intelligence, portable radiology and teleradiology. Healthskouts provided a comprehensive description and analysis of current innovations & innovators in diagnostic radiology, covering:CTUltrasoundMRI/MRAX-rayPETFluoroscopy with a specific focus on AI […]
Our global biopharma client was interested in exploring Metaverse use cases that:● are innovative with unique positioning● have a potentially robust business case or business model● have a feasible and practical path to implementation● are relevant to the company’s therapeutic areas and product pipelines To develop such uses cases we prepared and delivered an Inspiration […]
Help an External Funding unit of a pharma discover and launch novel innovation and partnering opportunities
In this project we helped the client sharpen the positioning of the External Funding group within the company’s global operation and increase internal visibility of the group among the business units and externally to existing & potential partners in public-private partnerships and others. We also explored new & actionable opportunities for innovation partnerships and funding […]
This Digital Health division of a global biopharma company wanted to better define its identity and value propositions, and how it communicates such, both within the global organisation and towards key external stakeholders: patients, providers and payers. To inspire a compelling mission and vision, Healthskouts first prepared an inspiring talk for the entire digital health […]
For a global biopharmaceutical company Healthskouts explored opportunities for digital health intervention in lung cancer and how our client could create a vastly superior competitive offering through digitally-enabled patient delight. Working closely with the client’s marketing, digital and lung cancer teams we created a super-inspiring TED-style video presentation. The video was presented in a lunch […]
The Flemish government asked Healthskouts to prepare an advisory expert report to evaluate opportunities for IPCEI (Important Projects of Common European Interest) funding in the ‘Smart Health’ sector in Flanders. The report can be read and downloaded here. We interviewed more than 20 healthcare and healthtech leaders in the country and subsequently wrote chapters on: […]
Many hospitals today are building new sites or making substantial renovations. What strikes us is how their designs are often based almost entirely on a thorough analysis of their current medical services and workflows. But if a hospital building easily stands for 50+ years we clearly should also be looking ahead at how healthcare and […]
In my work I often try out health apps that are designed to ‘engage’, support or even treat patients in specific therapeutic domains. Now while I’m totally committed to the digital transformation of healthcare and believe it does and will benefit patients, I have to be honest that most apps I try out just don’t […]
We’re often asked by pharma customers to explore how we could accelerate diagnosis and guide patients to the right treatment faster, especially in therapeutic domains where diagnosis is frequently delayed with associated patient burden. It also makes a lot of sense in domains where early diagnosis can lead to better outcomes (think oncology, but also […]
By reviewing recent innovations in prostate cancer I hope to throw some light on what optimal prostate cancer care could and should like. Relevant for professionals, but also patients and their loved ones, so that you can raise your expectations and hopefully play your part in accelerating progress in the field.
While digital health investment rockets on in areas such as telehealth, online pharmacies, weight loss and diabetes, one broadly defined therapeutic area has thus far been remarkably underserved by the digital revolution: immune mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs). At Healthskouts we think this is a tremendous opportunity. We are convinced that digital health solutions can and […]
In this project for a global pharma company, Healthskouts explored opportunities for optimizing treatment outcomes in patients with a chronic immune mediated inflammatory disease. Many patients with this disease have significant unmet needs because treatment response is variable, they are poorly monitored and followed up, and because they have limited access (or are not referred […]
For a global pharma company, Healthskouts conducted in-depth research to better understand and find opportunities for solving the diagnostic delay pertaining to an immune mediated inflammatory disease (IMID). A significant proportion of patients with this condition have to wait several years, with dibilitating symptoms, before they are accurately diagnosed and effectively treated. Our client asked […]
Day Surgery is rapidly becoming the default pathway for elective surgery, but in the pursuit of hyper efficiency it is crucial that hospitals keep the patient journey central to the structuring of their operations.
AI-driven pharmacy patient companion App We built a patient engagement companion App to follow-up drug response and experience in the real world / in the patient setting.