Digital Health

Digital Health has become one of the most widely used terms associated with the clinical workflow and business processes critical to improving patient outcomes and the financial performance of the healthcare industry.

Digital Health Consulting

Frost & Sullivan’s Digital Health Research Program

The Digital Health team is a leading source of content that explains to all healthcare stakeholders, who is providing digital health technology and services, and what the prognosis for adoption and achieving growth is. The team offers expert coverage of digital health today as well as a visionary view of the likely future state of connected health. This benefit supports the needs of clients who must create strategic plans that anticipate and ensure that they will meet or exceed tomorrow’s parameters of success.

The Digital Health team utilizes a proven methodology that leverages Frost & Sullivan’s proprietary forecast models, access to high-quality internal and external published content, and information gained from primary research interviews. The Digital Health team provides the content that goes well beyond the basic news that everyone can access.

Expertise Areas

Frost & Sullivan’s expertise in digital health research and consulting includes work in the following strategic and operational areas:

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Population Health Management (PHM)

PHM as a concept it offers to potential to achieve a tangible reduction of disease risk. PHM can relieve the financial burden associated with accessing healthcare at a population level. The execution of the concept will result in an intricate interaction between telehealth technologies, software solutions, and healthcare services. The digital health team is heavily focused on the suppliers, applications and users of PHM solutions.

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Artificial Intelligence (AI)

AI offers great promise in a variety of data-driven segments of healthcare.  Significant growth opportunities will be available in areas, such as: Clinical-grade AI applications that advance predictive analytics, medical diagnosis, and clinical documentation.  AI-driven advances will be increasingly visible across the healthcare market including a strong potential for interactive virtual assistants to improve both the patient experience and the clinicians operational workflow.

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Internet of Medical Things (IoMT)

Robust analytics and insights from the structured and unstructured data sets currently expanding from patients, populations, life sciences, med tech, payers and other sources, can enable the solving of some of the most critical issues in the marketplace.
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Technologies such as virtual visits, remote patient monitoring (RPM), mobile health (mHealth), and personal emergency response systems (PERS) have enabled patients to leave the hospital sooner because their chronic or post-acute conditions can be tracked and addressed regardless of their location.  Telehealth is also able to help providers penalties associated with hospital readmissions due to chronic conditions.

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Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

The EHR market is of importance to technology vendors, health care providers, and payers. In addition to covering the latest features, functions, technology platforms for hospital EHRs the digital health team assesses the future capabilities that will expand EHR functionality, content, and interoperability as EHRs expand their functionality and reach to all healthcare stakeholders.

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Digital Workflow Solutions

Healthcare providers are utilizing healthcare information technologies (HCIT) in a variety of ways to improve the operational and clinical workflow. EHRs are adding content, functionality as new technologies improve the way that physicians can work with these tools.  Interactive patients can easily schedule appointments, access personal data and perform other functions via their smartphone, tablets, or wearables.


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Greg Caressi

Greg Caressi has served in executive management roles, building and leading market analytics, growth advisory, and sales and business development teams. In addition to authoring numerous studies in his areas of focus, he has been involved in numerous strategic growth projects, with a focus on:

  • Next-generation technologies and technology adoption.
  • End-user and product/feature/pricing analysis.
  • International expansion strategies.
  • Competitive analysis.
  • M&A target analysis.
  • Detailed demand modeling.
  • Next-generation healthcare, with a focus on digital health, telehealth, data and analytics, and customer engagement solutions.
  • Healthcare and life science information technology.
  • Health IT infrastructure and platforms.

Greg has hands-on experience in international expansion strategies and implementation in Asia and Latin America and on-the-ground experience in China, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, and other developing economies. He has been a chairman, speaker, and trainer at industry conferences and events in the U.S., Asia, and Latin America.

Reenita Das

Reenita Das is a healthcare futurist and strategist, passionate about changing the healthcare industry. She was voted among the top 100 women in Femtech and Healthtech and the top 50 Healthcare strategists to follow in 2021. She has lived and worked in over 10 countries, focusing on healthcare issues and working with the public and private sectors to implement growth change strategies. She serves as Partner and Senior Vice President and is the first woman Partner at Frost & Sullivan.

Her areas of interest in identifying growth opportunities include:

  • Women’s health.
  • Digital health.
  • Precision diagnostics and precision medicine.
  • Chronic disease management.

Dinesh Sampath Rangaraj

Dinesh is passionate about building organizations and helping them grow. He has over 20 years of experience advising clients across healthcare, semiconductors, and information, communication, and technology sectors. As Senior Vice President and Principal, Dinesh works as a trusted advisor to senior leadership at companies to drive growth and be ready for the future. His areas of expertise include:

  • Business strategy.
  • M&A and partnerships.
  • Business model transformation.
  • Sales and marketing strategy.
  • Product portfolio strategy.
Vice President, Growth Opportunity Analytics, Global Practice Area Leader - Healthcare & Life Sciences

Nitin Naik

With more than 24 years of industry experience, Nitin serves as Frost & Sullivan’s Global Practice Area Leader (HLS). In this role, he is dedicated to executing strategy consulting, forecasting analytics, commercial due diligence and clinical R&D projects for healthcare companies.

Nitin has a strong understanding of the dynamics in the healthcare industry and possesses domain knowledge in the life sciences space. He has advised several mid sized companies and start-ups in numerous commercial transactions and IPOs to optimize market positioning and valuation strategies.

He has led strategic initiatives with Medical Device & Life Science companies:

  • Emerging markets go to market strategy , Innovative therapies portfolio analysis
  • Sales, Marketing, Distribution planning
  • Global Alliances, Public Private Partnerships, M&A.
  • Co-innovation programs, research
Sr Vice President, Growth Pipeline Advisory and Delivery Global Practice Area Leader - Healthcare & Life Sciences

Sujith Eramangalath

Vice President, Growth Pipeline Advisory and Delivery, Americas - Healthcare & Life Sciences

Charlie Whelan

Charlie leads Frost & Sullivan’s growth consulting practice in the Americas supporting clients across the healthcare technology and services ecosystem. His responsibilities include project management, business development, strategic planning and subject matter expertise, particularly in the medical devices market.

Vice President, Growth Pipeline Advisory and Delivery, Europe - Healthcare & Life Sciences

Siddharth Saha

Vice President, Growth Pipeline Advisory and Delivery, Asia Pacific - Healthcare & Life Sciences

Milind Sabnis

Consulting Director, South Asia

Sowmya Srinath

Research Manager, Healthcare & Life Sciences

Siddharth Shah

Siddharth (Sid) Shah leads the global medtech research program of the Healthcare & Life Sciences practice, and has over ten years of healthcare market research & consulting experience. In his prior life he has also conducted wet lab research in stem cells at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University. Beyond medical devices, Shah also tracks innovations in radiology artificial intelligence, diabetes, and connected devices. He holds a Master of Science in Biotechnology from the Johns Hopkins University.

Unmesh Lal

Unmesh Lal has 20+ years of healthcare industry with expertise, primarily comprising of strategy advisory with global life sciences companies. His expertise lies in tracking game-changing companies, innovative business models and disruptive technologies while serving as a growth coach to clients in their precision health journey. He has authored thought leadership and presented at leading industry events like J.P.Morgan, BIO-Asia, CPHI World, Bio-IT, Medica Health IT, Medtec, Precision Medicine Exhibition & Summit, Basel Life, to name a few. His in-depth understanding of the precision health ecosystem enables him to guide companies in identifying growth opportunities across precision screening and diagnosis, personalized therapeutics, surveillance & monitoring, and discovery & development solutions/service. He holds a master’s degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.

As a Growth Opportunity Analytics Director of Frost & Sullivan’s Healthcare & Life Sciences practice, Unmesh’s interests and areas of expertise include:

  • Pharma & Biotech (Targeted Therapeutics, Contract Discovery, Development & Manufacturing)
  • Digital Transformation (Life Sciences IT- Smart R&D, Flexible Mfg., Connected Patients)
Consulting Director, Life Sciences

Christi Bird

Consulting Director, Digital Health, Medical Imaging & Informatics

Daniel Ruppar

Consulting Director, Europe & Israel

Paljit Sohal

Senior Director, Growth Pipeline Advisory and Delivery, Asia Pacific - Healthcare & Life Sciences

Kiranjit Kaur

Consulting Director, Asia Pacific

Rathanesh Ramasundram

Consulting Leader, Growth Pipeline Advisory & Delivery, Middle East & Africa

Daniel I’Anson

Daniel leads the growth consulting practice for Healthcare & Life Sciences in the Middle East & Africa. This practice covers Healthcare Delivery & Operations, Medical Imaging & Informatics, Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences, and Digital Health.

Daniel is a seasoned healthcare professional with more than 15 years’ experience in the healthcare industry and has extensive experience supporting clients to achieve their strategic growth objectives through Optimization, Efficiency, Quality and Cost Initiatives; Market Analysis, Customer VOC/Perception studies, Due Diligence, and Service Expansion; Healthcare Data and Analytics; Change, Program and Project Management; and, Leadership Development.

Senior Industry Analyst, Medical Imaging & Informatics

Imran Khan

Imran has over 20 years of experience in market research and consulting, covering a range of information and communication technologies across multiple industry verticals and enterprise and consumer segments.

Industry Principal, Digital Health

Victor Camlek

Industry Principal, Digital Health

Koustav Chatterjee

Senior Industry Analyst, Digital Health

Chandni Mathur

Industry Principal, Americas

Patrick Riley