We are pleased to present the fourth edition of Deloitte’s Health Tech Industry Accounting Guide. The convergence of the technology and health care/life sciences industries has caused unique challenges for management within these sectors. This publication is aimed at identifying and providing guidance on the most difficult technical accounting issues that are encountered in these sectors.
In addition, this guide provides our perspective on the emerging health tech marketplace as well as relevant research on health tech investment trends. Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), telehealth, blockchain, and monitoring devices are addressed.
The publication contains chapters on the following topics:
- The emerging health tech marketplace.
- Financial reporting considerations related to environmental events and activities.
- Capitalized software.
- Revenue recognition for health tech companies.
- Costs of obtaining a contract.