9 health tech trends drawing venture capital

Venture funding for digital health companies reached an all-time high in the first half of 2019, totaling $5.1 billion across 318 deals, according to a recent report.

In the first six months of the year, analytics, telemedicine and mobile health apps were the biggest draw for investors. Going into the second half, however, their priorities have somewhat shifted.

Here are nine trends, most in the digital space, that three top healthcare venture firms, F-Prime Capital, Echo Health Ventures and Jumpstart Foundry, told Business Insider they are currently keeping an eye on.

1. Patients turning into consumers

2. Digital mental health solutions

3. CBD and cannabis

4. Retailers creating health products and tools

5. Healthcare delivery in more convenient places

6. Big data and genetics personalizing healthcare

7. Healthcare-friendly financial technology

8. Voice technology

9. Tech creating transparency in the healthcare system

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