Fueled by healthcare reform aimed at reducing in-patient costs and post-acute care strategies designed to reduce readmissions, the worldwide telehealth (remote patient monitoring) market will grow by 55 percent in 2013 in terms of device and service revenues, according to a recent report from InMedica, the medical technology research division of U.K.-based market research consultancy IMS Research.
AT&T has launched new cloud-based remote patient monitoring technology that is delivered as software-as-a-service from Ericsson. The offering is designed to help doctors monitor their patients over video on a tablet connected to the Internet, providing coaching, reminders and health education to help better manage chronic diseases remotely without requiring a return hospital visit.
The global market for clothing and accessories with embedded health-monitoring gadgets such as heart rate monitors and running speed sensors is expected to grow to 170 million devices by 2017, according to a new market study by GigaOM Pro.
In a bid to create a "mobile-EMR enhancer," mobile cardiac and obstetric monitoring company Airstrip Technologies just bought San Diego-based Palomar Health's self-developed electronic health record system.
More popular than ever, the remote patient monitoring market is predicted to top nearly $300 million within three years, and upward of $4.2 billion by 2018. That blistering pace could accelerate...
The Mayo Clinic once again has teamed up with app developer Preventice to work on a remote monitoring product, but this time it won't be an app --the software developer's sweet spot. It will be a
There's an intriguing new blood pressure monitor on the market that doesn't require a cuff. Danish device maker Sense A/S created a patch with an embedded electrode that adheres to the skin and
England's National Health Service just announced it will encourage general practitioners to "prescribe" apps rather than actual doctors' visits whenever possible. The core idea is to get British
Predictions of the global growth continue to mount, the latest coming from the EU's Group Speciale Mobile Association (GSMA). The newest prediction: The worldwide market for mobile health revenue
Remote patient monitoring with smartphone connectivity is set to skyrocket in the next few years, according to the latest study by British research firm Juniper Research. The study projects that by