Unlike clinical issues, inefficiency and waste are often overlooked because it’s complicated and “unsexy”. These operational issues however could be the biggest lever for fixing healthcare, decreasing its cost and enhancing the patient experience. But…. Tackling these issues is difficult.
Nokia announced its re-entry into the consumer market in late June by launching a portfolio of digital health products ranging from elegant activity/sleep trackers to smart scales and a home air-quality monitor. As the largest line of connected consumer health products on the market, they are now available for purchase on their website and at many […]
The movement within the wearable market is very clear. Demand makes that wearables are becoming less expensive and increasingly commoditized. Just better sensors is now no longer enough. Wearables need to be smarter and more useful. They need to analyse multiple data at once, or so to say, be more holistic. To do so, […]
Onalytica, a top player in the market of providing Influencer Relationship Management software and supporting professional services to help brands scale 1-to-1 Influencer Relationship Management results, published the latest top 100 influencers, brands and publications.
It’s been over two years since I penned this article in Forbes and I believe that the story is even more relevant today. And simply put, it’s coming down to one simple phrase–DATA TRUMPS THE DEVICE. While many new trackers and devices are making their way to the marketplace, it’s my opinion that a central […]
The Market Landscape Before talking about security in healthcare is better to analyze the digital health market. Wearable connected devices are becoming omnipresent, and fitness trackers were extremely popular in the past few years contributing to its major growth. Research conducted by Parks Associates suggests that more than 78 million wearables were sold worldwide in […]
The Digital Health Sector Between 2014 and 2016, the use of digital health apps has doubled with more than 165,000 mobile apps available to consumers. With that comes the increases in the use of health wearables that has grown from 9% in 2014 to 21% in 2016. The health sector is determined to create new […]
Why we need a Digital Health Revolution The emergence and increased severity of chronic illnesses around the world has grown to exponential heights in comparison to the last fifty years of medical analysis. The existence of chronic diseases are crushing the Healthcare sector and the resources therein, and subsequently creating socioeconomic issues within the diaspora […]
The Wearable Technology Show returns to London in March for its fourth outing with a strengthened focus on digital health, 6,000 attendees in its sights, global leaders and influencers on its 200-speaker strong conference programme and over 100 exhibitors showcasing the latest innovations in smart technology. The fourth Wearable Technology Show takes place 7-8 March […]
The Kaiser Family Foundation provided a table of Population Distribution by Age in the United States showing that in 2016 there was a total of 88,681,600 people age 55 and over. Of those, 47,456,500 fell into the “senior citizen” bracket and were 65 years old and over. The projected number of senior citizens by 2020 […]