March 16, 2018
Why is now the time they’ll finally join together? Patients expectations are evolving, the tech is now mature enough, and apps are emerging to integrate with legacy clinical systems.
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, healthcare economist
March 13, 2017
It’s generally thought that healthy people are more health-engaged than people diagnosed with medical issues. But that’s old health school thinking: most health consumers managing chronic conditions say they’ve become more engaged with healthcare over the past two years, according to CDW’s 2017 Patient Engagement...
Health economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn
February 13, 2017
Eight in 10 U.S. patients would welcome some aspect of virtual healthcare, but only 1 in 5 providers is meeting that need.
October 21, 2016
Supply of mobile health apps greatly exceeds the demand for them, based on research2guidance’s report on the mHealth App Developer Economics 2016, analyzing the status and trends of the mobile health apps market.
October 05, 2016
In an AMA survey, 85 percent of physicians saw advantages for digital health solutions in caring for patients.
September 23, 2016
John Halamka, MD, recently started a process that some may consider regressive. He began deleting his social media accounts to improve the signal-to-noise ratio in his life.
May 05, 2016
At the start of 2016, the current installed base of wearable activity tracking devices was just over 33 million in the U.S.