November 26, 2013
The year is drawing to a close, and as some take the time to look back on personal highlights, we've taken the time to compile some mobile health highlights, mostly through numbers. While bigger research companies have forecasted potential growth in the space four or five years ahead, other surveys and studies offer different takeaways on digital health today -- from iPad vs iPhone comparisons to...
July 17, 2013
Remote patient monitoring will save the world's healthcare systems up to $36 billion by 2018, according to a new projection by Juniper Research. The firm says North America will account for a little over three quarters of the savings, with Western Europe making up the next biggest chunk.
Juniper predicts that a shift toward accountable care, especially in the United States, will lead to wider...
July 8, 2013
Example of RPM technology: Sotera's ViSi Mobile
In a recent survey, more than half of the accountable care organizations interviewed were unsure of the effectiveness of remote patient monitoring and its ability to generate a positive return on investment.
This week, Spyglass Consulting released a study on remote patient monitoring based on telephone interviews from more than 100 healthcare...
April 17, 2013
A new report from research analyst firm GBI Research predicts that by 2019 the remote patient monitoring market in the US will reach $296.5 million, up from $104.5 million in 2012. The firm believes that the market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 16 percent over the next few years. Worldwide, GBI estimates that last year the global remote patient monitoring market was about $223...
March 22, 2013
Philips eICU system
Kalorama Information released a report this year on remote patient monitoring, stating that the US market increased from $8.9 billion in 2011 to $10.6 billion in 2012, an increase of 19 percent. Kalorama's numbers looked at what the New York-based research firm calls "advanced remote patient monitoring", which it defines as technologies that have wireless or remote...
January 15, 2013
The new year brings new forecasts. While it does seem as if the prognosticators are getting more accurate, or at least on the same page, forecasting an immature market like mobile health remains an inexact science.
Business market intelligence company Transparency Market Research, Albany, N.Y., just came out with a report saying worldwide sales for mobile health technologies and services will...
March 28, 2012
According to a new report from iData Research, the US patient monitoring market was worth more than $3.1 billion in 2011 and it is expected to approach $4.2 billion by 2018. The research firm points to a few key drivers of this growth: the rapid adoption of wireless ambulatory telemetry monitors, low acuity vital signs monitors, telehealth services for chronic condition management, and monitoring...
March 26, 2012
According to a new report from GBI Research, the global patient monitoring devices market will hit $8 billion in 2017, up from $6.1 billion in 2010. The firm pegs the device market's CAGR at about 4 percent for the next five years. GBI notes that advancements in wireless and sensor technologies are driving the patient monitoring devices market.
GBI also points to the typical trends that continue...