February 13, 2015
Livongo Health's device for monitoring blood glucose.
New survey data from digital health agency Klick Health shows that diabetes patients who use digital tools to manage their health also feel healthier.
Klick Health employed Survey Sampling International (SSI) to poll 2,000 American adults with diabetes either online or via the telephone. Based on responses about how they use technology to...
September 10, 2014
As a group, about 35 percent of baby boomers were interested in using their smartphone to learn about and better manage their own health, according to results from a survey conducted by academic researchers in late 2010. The survey, which consisted of responses from 469 consumers, 258 of which are baby boomers, only published its findings this month.
Researchers from Saint Louis University, ...
April 24, 2014
Almost 90 percent of Americans say they would make their personal health data available to researchers to help them better understand a disease or to improve care and treatment options, according to a survey of 1,001 Americans over the age of 18 conducted by research firm Kelton and healthcare communications firm Makovsky Health.
Within this group, 26 percent of consumers would share regardless...
April 3, 2014
A third of consumers who own a wearable device stopped using it within six months, according to consulting firm Endeavour Partners' September 2013 survey of 500 adults. Additionally, more than half of consumers who own one no longer use it.
The researchers received responses from 6,223 consumers in the United States about whether they owned a "modern activity tracker", which they described as...
February 26, 2014
Sixty-nine percent of providers use a mobile device to view patient information and 36 percent use mobile technologies to collect data at the bedside, according to HIMSS survey of 170 individuals who held a wide variety of positions in healthcare organizations.
In order to participate in the survey, respondents were either responsible for developing the organization’s policy on mobile technology...
November 8, 2012
Source: Pew Internet/CHCF Health Surveys: August 9 ‐ September 13, 2010 , N=3,001 adults; August 7 ‐ September 6, 2012, N=3,014 adults ages 18+. Margin of error for both surveys is +/‐ 3 percentage points for results based on cell phone owners.
About 11 percent of all mobile phone users and 19 percent of smartphone users have at least one health app on their device, according to Pew Internet...
October 28, 2009
At the TEDMED event in San Diego this week, Penn Schoen Berland distributed a booklet, National Healthcare Survey for TEDMED: Key Findings, on-site at the event. The company conducted 1,005 online interviews with the U.S. general adult public in mid-September. While none of the metrics are specific to wireless health, many point to the peripheral discussions that are important to EHRs,...
May 26, 2009
Senior living community administrators predict that during the next five years "smart home" technology and wireless connectivity will help attract residents, according to The Trends in Senior Living survey conducted by the Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging. The survey polled operators within 107 senior living organizations, which represent some 435 senior living communities in 13 states. The...