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08.02.2024 Today’s Insights from Techloy: 7 Careers Combining Health Care with Technology

08.02.2024 Today’s Insights from Techloy: 7 Careers Combining Health Care with Technology

Dear Students,

Do you have dual passions for health care and technology? If so, have you considered pursuing a field combining them both, called health technology or “healthtech?” According to the World Health Organization, this exciting career path “is the application of organized knowledge and skills in the form of devices, medicines, vaccines,  procedures and organizational systems developed to solve a health problem and improve quality of lives.” Read on for professional options within this space.
 
As curious candidates like you can also tell from this Wikipedia article, technology is impacting the health care field in a wide range of exciting ways. What’s clear is that no matter how deep your technical knowledge may be, your power skills will play a key role in building a successful career within such arenas. Some of the most critical of such skills for healthtech, among the many that our comprehensive MCI program coaches, include competency in written and verbal communication, ability to interact effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and viewpoints, critical thinking, analytical skills, innovation, curiosity and many more.