Now more than ever, people are carrying their computers at their fingertips and managing nearly every aspect of their lives online – including their health. Meanwhile, the medtech and pharmaceutical industries are looking for ways to help people stay on top of their treatment regimens and improve outcomes.
Many companies believe that by combining their medical devices or drug-delivery systems with connected capabilities, they can boost patient compliance and learn more about the products they have on the market. But developing a connected drug-delivery system comes with a unique set of challenges.
Drug Delivery Business News editor Sarah Faulkner spoke with Jim Turner, director of software engineering at Sunrise Labs, about how companies should go about developing a connected drug-delivery device. Here are some of the key takeaways: