At Sidley’s Healthcare Investment Conference on 12 September, speakers analysed the flow of capital across the global life sciences and healthcare ecosystem in panels discussing collaborative deals, sources of funding, the regulatory scrutiny of deals, and women’s health.
Pharma companies are looking to better understand how Generative AI (GAI) can facilitate innovation. Early adopters can gain distinct advantages while properly managing the top-of-mind potential risks discussed below. Francesca Blythe and Steve McInerney explain the corporate governance principles that should be considered.
Bringing a sophisticated digital health product comprised of a combination of hardware and software to market can be tricky. Meena Datta and Deeona Gaskin advise on how to do so successfully by factoring in FDA marketing and reimbursement pathways, including insurers and employer-sponsored health plans.
Sidley’s Eva von Mühlenen in Geneva and Josefine Sommer in Brussels talk to oncologist Wolfgang Hackl — the founder of a FemTech startup that guides doctors in the treatment of breast cancer — about regulation, research and development (R&D), and the vast potential of artificial intelligence in the field of health technology for women. (more…)
Elizabeth Curtin in Chicago and Jonathan Tomlin in London consider why any litigation arising over medtech that uses AI is likely to become complex. They consider how manufacturers of AI can support physicians’ medical judgments and help guard against the danger that they might themselves inadvertently become ‘insurers’ of medical outcomes.