MedTech Breakthrough—which recognizes top companies, technologies, and products in the global digital health and medical technology market—recently announced the results of its 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Awards program, showcasing technologies and companies that represent health technology innovations across the globe.

“We were blown away by the outstanding award nominations for new ‘breakthrough’ digital health and medical technologies that are driving another breakout year for the MedTech industry, from groundbreaking digital therapies to connected health services, healthcare insurance innovation, and new artificial intelligence (AI) and data-based patient services and patient engagement solutions,” says James Johnson, managing director, MedTech Breakthrough. “This year’s award winners showcase the impressive progress and positive momentum these new disruptive digital innovations are driving within the larger healthcare market..”

The MedTech Breakthrough Awards program evaluates and recognizes breakthrough solutions and companies in a range of categories, including robotics, telehealth, patient engagement, electronic health record, mHealth, medical devices, healthcare security, medical data, and more. The 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Awards program attracted more than 3,500 nominations from more than 15 different countries.

All award nominations were evaluated by an independent panel of experts within the MedTech industry, with the winning products and companies selected based on a variety of considerations, including innovation, design and user-experience, as well as overall technological advancement for their respective categories.

The 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Award winners include:

Industry Leadership    

  • Medical Device Engineering Breakthrough: Elekta, Elekta Unity
  • Healthcare Insurance Innovation Award: Bind On-Demand Health Insurance
  • Digital Health Innovation Award: CarePredict
  • Best MedTech Startup: EarlySense
  • Best Overall MedTech Software: Cloudbreak Health
  • Best Overall MedTech Company: Solera Health

Electronic Health Records   

  • Best Electronic Health Record Service: DocuTAP

Internet-of-Things Healthcare   

  • Best Healthcare Navigation/Robotics Solution: Medacta International, Medacta MySpine MC platform
  • Best IoT Fitness Wearable: Fitbit, Versa
  • Best IoT Healthcare Wearable Device: Vocera Communications, Vocera Smartbadge
  • Best Biometric Sensor Solution: Vital Metrix
  • Best Overall Connected Healthcare Solution: Validic, Validic Inform
  • Best Connected Health Platform: Phillips-Medisize, Connected Health Platform (CHP)

Medical Data  

  • Best Health Information Exchange (HIE) Solution: Casetabs
  • Best Healthcare Data Repository Solution: BridgeHead Software, HealthStore
  • Best Healthcare Big Data Solution: Sansoro Health
  • Best Predictive Analytics Solution: Blue Health Intelligence
  • Best Overall Healthcare Data Analytics Platform: Information Builders, Omni-HealthData
  • Best Overall Medical Data Solution Provider: Capsule Technologies
  • Innovation in Healthcare Analytics Award: Cardinal Analytx Solution
  • Best TeleHealth Platform: Doctor On Demand
  • Best Overall mHealth Solution: Altruista Health, GuidingCare Mobile Clinician
  • Best Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) Solution: Vivify Health
  • Best Videoconferencing Solution: SnapMD

Medical Device

  • Best New Technology Solution – Imaging: Hologic, Inc., ThinPrep Integrated Imager
  • Best New Technology Solution – Diagnostic: Bardy Diagnostics, Carnation Ambulatory Monitor (CAM)
  • Best New Technology Solution – Surgical: TransEnterix, Senhance Surgical System
  • Best New Technology Solution – Drug Development: VirTrial
  • Best New Technology Solution – e-Prescribing: Parachute Health
  • Best New Technology Solution – Healthcare Payment: Patientco
  • Best New Technology Solution – Drug Delivery: Sorrel Medical
  • Best New Technology Solution – Orthopedics: RTI Surgical, TETRAfuse 3D Technology
  • Best New Technology Solution – Medication Management: Hero
  • Best Overall Mental Health Solution: Neuroflow
  • Best Overall Medical Device Solution: Advanced Bionics, HiRes Ultra 3D cochlear implant
  • Best Overall Medical Device Company: Johnson & Johnson

Healthcare Cybersecurity

  • Best Healthcare Network Security Solution: Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
  • Best Patient Data Security Solution: Atlantic.Net
  • Best Endpoint Security Solution: IGEL, IGEL UD Pocket
  • Best Overall Healthcare Cybersecurity Company: Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.