Digital Health Product Development

Healthcare is in the midst of a digital revolution. From mobile health apps and wearable devices, to telehealth, digital health records, and personalized medicine, digital technology is playing an increasingly large role in healthcare. While the use of digital technology in healthcare has been on the rise for many years, the COVID pandemic has dramatically accelerated this trend.


Developing digital health products presents many unique challenges; multiple stakeholders, complex business models, regulatory hurdles, and long sales cycles. This course will empower you to identify unmet clinical needs, develop ideas into products, and bring those products to market. You will learn about the product development process, intellectual property rights, and how to avoid common quality and regulatory pitfalls.

  • Find clinical needs
  • Generate and select concepts
  • Define and address inclusion and accessibility
  • Determine regulatory requirements
  • Create plans to build an MVP and Go-To-Market
  • Design clinical trials for digital health products


In support of improving patient care, Stanford Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Credit Designation: American Medical Association (AMA) 

Stanford Medicine designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

View the full accreditation information HERE from Stanford Medicine.

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Online, self-paced
Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford Center for Health Education