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Connected health devices

Connected Medical Devices to Dominate mHealth Solutions Market – Medical Buyer

The global mHealth solutions market is projected to reach USD 90.49 billion by 2022 from USD 21.17 billion in 2017, reflecting a CAGR of 33.7 percent, estimates MarketsandMarkets.

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How Digital Health can help Non-professional Caregivers

The market for digital health tools mainly caters to physicians and caregivers who practice in the healthcare field professionally. On the other end of the spectrum, non-professional caregivers hardly use any digital health tools to manage their family members’ health. As per an estimation by the National Alliance for Caregiving, approximately 43.7 million people are responsible for unpaid care in the US. And, very few from this cohort have access to digital health tools which leaves […]

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FDA poised for big changes on regulation of digital health – iMedicalApps

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced a wide-ranging Digital Health Innovation Plan that will focus on cultivating discovery across the medical field.

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The Role Of Telemedicine In Mental Health – Health IT Outcomes

In a given year, one in five American adults is diagnosed with a mental health disorder. And more than half (56 percent) of the U.S. adults with a mental health condition do not receive proper treatment. While there are multiple reasons and issues keeping people from receiving proper treatment today, one variable leading to this statistic is access to quality care. Consider, for example:

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Consumers think that innovation will lead to better diagnosis and treatment

Innovation in the field of mobile technology has glued consumers to their devices as they can regularly track their health and know about symptoms on the go. On the physician side, there has been some resistance to the adoption of technology. A recent survey by Klick Health revealed that consumers believe that innovation in healthcare would lead to better diagnosis and treatment.

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Physicians’ Views on Connected Health Devices – Infographic

Connected health devices have made a major headway in the healthcare sector with physicians using these devices in day-to-day operations regularly. However, physicians aren’t completely convinced about the outcomes from these devices.