State of the Industry: Digital Health Q4/Year-end 2013
Slowly and surely the mobile and digital health market is maturing. In 2013 a number of companies shutdown after running out of money and a record 17 startups and companies got acquired.
With increased focus on care coordination, between office visits data capture, and outcomes, digital health companies are beginning to find an audience with providers and payers making the tradition to accountable care.
In the direct-to-consumer market, the rise of the wearable as a major technology trend is helping digital health find a prominent place in mass culture. Fitness trackers continue to emerge, health incubators keep churning out startups, investment dollars appear to be climbing year-over-year still -- despite big numbers in 2012 -- this much and more happened in 2013.
And MobiHealthNews was there to cover it all, each and everyday.
So, if you need to catch up on mobile health developments during the fourth quarter — look no further. We have pulled together the most important events in mHealth that occurred between October and December 2013 in these pages. This report also covers the year that was with a round-up of important year-long trends as well as a round-up of the investments we tracked during the past 12 months.
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Table of Contents:
I. 2013 Digital Health Trends
Appendix: 2013 Investments Round-up