ARTICLES BY HARSHAL SHAH
Genetic Screening, Digital Biomarkers, And Cancer Diagnostics1/19/2017
This article, focused on the opportunities for innovation in cancer diagnostics, is the last in a four-part series exploring the role of medtech innovation as it pertains to the distinct stages of cancer care.
Capitalizing On Surgical Oncology's Device Innovation Opportunities9/2/2016
Considering the direction of cutting-edge medtech innovations, I think surgical oncology will see a wave of innovation in areas specifically focused on non-invasive preventive and diagnostic screenings, accuracy of tumor excision, and smart implants.
Cancer Care’s Evolving Recovery And Remission Phase Demands Evolved Medical Devices6/6/2016
Cancer research receives a huge share of global R&D spending, driving lots of innovation in therapies and changing the landscape of the remission and recovery phases, in particular. However, the availability of drugs on self-administration device platforms is one element of cancer care that is not aligned with a non-clinical, long-term care model. Herein lies a great opportunity for medical device manufacturers.
How Medtech Can (Profitably) Improve Palliative Care Patients’ Quality Of Life3/8/2016
The opportunities to improve quality of life through different phases of the patient journey are vast, and they start with developing and improving products with out-of-the-box thinking, integrating the latest technologies, and growing our understanding of patient needs — aligned with the economics of cancer care. Let’s focus first on the final stage of the patient journey, as it typically is the most ignored stage in terms of improving patient quality of life.