June 18, 2019
Finland was among the first countries in Europe to systematically introduce electronic prescriptions in 2010. “By now, all prescriptions in Finland are electronic by law. Paper is only allowed in extraordinary situations like for example a blackout,” according to Dr Konstantin Hyppönen, Chief Architect of the Finnish Kanta Services.
Most recent figures show that around 30 million digital...
March 24, 2015
Juniper Research predicts that connected healthcare and fitness device services will produce $1.8 billion in annual revenues by 2019, according to a new report, a sixfold increase from 2015, which has predicted revenues of $320 million.
The services market is due to explode because in order to succeed, connected fitness devices will have to shift their focus from just hardware, to software and...
March 4, 2015
The smart fitness and sport wearable device market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 25.4 percent globally and the smart fitness and health services market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 29.9 percent from 2014 to 2019, according to a report from TechNavio.
Since wearable devices can monitor speed, distance, breathing rate, and heart rates for athletes, TechNavio said, it helps...
January 10, 2013
While the healthcare-focused break out sessions organized by CES and the Digital Health Summit's speakers managed to steer the event's health conversation away from the shiny new gadgets that dominate the event's massive exhibit hall, CES 2013 is, ultimately, an event about devices. And -- as has been the case for the past two years -- health devices of various kinds found their way into the...