Health technology is defined by the World Health Organization as the "application of organized knowledge and skills in the form of devices, medicines, vaccines, procedures and systems developed to solve a health problem and improve quality of lives". This includes pharmaceuticals, devices, procedures, and organizational systems used in the healthcare industry, as well as computer-supported information systems.
At Alhayat Medtech we cover any technology that can be used in a care setting, which covers disposables, capital equipment and surgical procedure innovations, through to implant technology, biomaterials and connected health IT.
Medtech is often perceived as low risk, and also differs from other life sciences in its investment and exit timetable. Medtech is a valuable addition to many specialist investors’ portfolios.