Symphony partners with Healthcare and Life Sciences companies

To drive innovation in the health ecosystem through technology

From coordination of care, R&D pull-through acceleration, predictive diagnostics, telehealth and patient monitoring, all the way to generative AI-enabled commercial operations, technology is transforming the way healthcare is researched, delivered, and managed

What we offer

Accelerating innovation in healthcare

At Symphony we understand the unique needs of Healthcare and Life Sciences firms. We are able to provide product, design, and engineering expertise across the entire value chain and ecosystem. We empower leading organizations to design, develop, and scale medical products and solutions for patients and providers. We also support digital transformations and the needs of Life Sciences organizations wanting to accelerate R&D, innovate their go-to-market, or simply optimize their internal processes.

What We Offer Ellipse

Metrics of our impact in healthcare







Raised in funding



Years of industry experience




Built HIPAA and GDPR-compliant apps
Hands green

How we partner with healthcare and life sciences firms

R&D pull-through and acceleration

  • Machine-learning for target selection and prioritization
  • Lab digitization and automation
  • Self-service data storage platforms for clinical data
  • Technology-enabled clinical trials monitoring and recruitment
  • Patient companion apps for better identification, AEs management and PROs
  • Indication identification and selection

Digital Health

  • Software as a medical device
  • Predictive diagnostics applications
  • Disease monitoring applications
  • Embedded device software
  • Digital and telehealth platforms

Advanced analytics and AI/ML

  • ETL data pipelines and data factories
  • Data governance
  • AI/ML models and signal detection algorithms

Healthcare workflow optimization

  • Billing and claims management automation and analytics
  • Tech-enabled patient flow and triage management
  • Pay-to-procure and procurement marketplaces
  • Logistics optimization

Commercialization and medical affairs

  • Manufacturing and supply-chain analytics
  • Generative AI for sales and market access
  • Stakeholder mapping and prioritization
  • Pricing analytics tools

Quick overview of some of our results in healthcare industry

Digital health / Predictive diagnostics

2 months

Rolled out a diagnostics application in just 2 months

For a healthcare tech company, refined the client’s vision of revolutionizing autism diagnosis by leveraging technology that analyzes the patient's eye movements in response to audiovisual stimuli and built two versions of the app


Built an ML-based diagnosis app securing $8.2M in funding

For a cancer diagnostics company, built an ML-based diagnosis prediction model to predict diagnoses and determine required dataset size, improving predictions and optimizing data acquisition budgets


Rolled out a diagnostic biochemical classification platform to 250+ hospitals

For a diagnostic technology vendor, built a platform for biochemical phenotyping and classification that was used during a COVID-19 prevention trial phase procedure at a leading US hospital

Advanced analytics / Data / AI


60K personalized medicine platform users just in NYC

For a pioneer in the science of personalized medicine, delivered a platform that leverages deep analytics to enable data processing and interaction between the client and their clients and partners


Secured $192M Series D financing propelling the clients’ clinical development

For a clinical-stage cell therapy company, delivered an ETL pipeline for aggregating data followed by a scheduling service that enabled a scalable infrastructure and improved data security


Increased the output of lab workers and health data analysts with data tracking

For a health and wellness company specialized in personalized metabolic health tracking through the use of continuous glucose monitors, built an app that help operators perform tests and efficiently log the data they collect

R&D / Deep-science


Delivered a cell-therapy clinical trial ETL pipeline leading to >190M in financing

For a clinical-stage cell therapy company, delivered an ETL pipeline for aggregating data followed by a scheduling service that enabled a scalable infrastructure and improved data security

Healthcare workflow management


90% reduction in healthcare workers time needed through automation of coding procedures

For a US-based healthcare startup, delivered a medical coding automation solution that increased the speed of medical chart coding


Improved nurse administrative task productivity by 72% through a voice-enabled digital assistant

For a tech company developing voice-enabled digital assistant solutions for healthcare organizations, built a scalable and user-friendly voice-enabled mobile app prototype to streamline administrative tasks for nurses


Deployed an age management services app to 45K+ patients globally

For the largest age management medicine practice, built a patient web and mobile application facilitating better patient-doctor communication and offering supplements and other products


More than 8.9M active pharma marketplace customers

For a leading European provider of pharmaceutical products, transformed the online shop into a marketplace that introduced a new revenue stream

We create a culture of partnership

About Symphony

Over 650+ full-time employees
Built 200+ products
Working with 8 of Fortune’s Most Admired Brands of 2022
Working with 2 of the 3 largest tech companies
3 years without an unplanned client disengagement
< 10% attrition rate

Symphony partners with healthcare firms to unlock new sources of value, build new products, and deliver innovation

Opportunity identification
2-4 weeks
  • Design Thinking workshops and technical concepts
  • Quantitive and qualitative analyses
  • Primary and secondary research
  • Ideation and product strategy definition
Product discovery
2-4 weeks
  • Discovery sprint
  • Wireframes and product prototypes
  • Solution architecture design
  • Initial product roadmap & high-level system capabilities
  • User interface research and testing
  • Time and cost estimation
Development and delivery
3-4 months for first MVP
  • Custom product development
  • Integration with third-party systems
  • High-fidelity designs
  • Continuous product discovery, research and validation
  • Refactoring and migration
  • Quality assurance, usability testing and user feedback
  • Infrastructure setup and maintenance
Commercialization and growth
TBC based on complexity
  • Data collection and analytics
  • Product growth strategy
  • Primary and secondary research
  • Continuous validation

Let's Work Together

Contact us today to learn more about our tailored approach to delivering value in the healthcare domain
Daniel Swann

Daniel Swann, ex-McKinsey

VP, BD Europe & Head of Healthcare

at Symphony Geneva

Katharina Pfaffhauser

Katharina Pfaffhauser, ex-McKinsey

Chief Business Officer

at Symphony Zurich

Dan Lau

Dan Lau, ex-BCG DV

VP, Head of Business Development

at Symphony Los Angeles