Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Health-Monitoring Devices Market Outpaces Telehealth

Vecchione, Anthony. "Health-Monitoring Devices Market Outpaces Telehealth." InformationWeek, June 1, 2012.

From the article: "Medical devices purchased by consumers used to self-monitor health conditions will account for more than 80% of wireless devices in 2016, according to a study conducted by IMS Research.

Data from Wireless Opportunities in Health and Wellness Monitoring – 2012 Edition, reveals that the market for
self-monitoring for conditions such as high blood pressure and blood glucose is growing faster than telehealth implementation. The proportion of wireless devices used in managed telehealth programs is predicted to increase from 5% in 2011 to 20% in 2016, according to the study." Read more