In recent years, the FDA has taken an increasingly active role in the growing digital health industry: developing new regulatory frameworks, reframing development standards, and offering a wide array of industry guidance. Led by commissioner Scott Gottlieb, the FDA has pointedly endeavored to actively adapt to the ever-changing health tech industry.
“Good morning. How are you feeling today?” asks Youper, an AI-powered emotional health assistant app. Like a growing number of health tech services, the app seeks to address the growing rates of stress, anxiety, depression, and similar mental health issues. The AI company belongs to an industry both ripe for change and burgeoning with innovation: mental health tech.
Robin Farmanfarmaian is a professional speaker, entrepreneur and angel investor actively involved in investing and advancing digital health companies poised to impact large populations. MedTech sat down with Ms. Farmanfarmaian to discuss the future of digital health.