July 18, 2018
Medical transcription tools have long been legacy products but as vendors inject modern technologies, notably automation and voice recognition, new data suggests that hospitals are going to deploy more of these products and services amid broader digital transformation work.
Medical transcription is the process by which doctors and healthcare professionals process health records, which are then...
March 8, 2016
A new crop of research reports are predicting the ways in which the market for wearable devices, including smartwatches and activity trackers, will change over the next few years.
Tractica predicts that annual wearable device shipments will increase from 85 million units in 2015 to 559.6 million units by 2021, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 36.9 percent. ABI Research...
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...
December 16, 2014
Smart wearable devices may help save 1.3 million lives by 2020, according to a prediction made by Switzerland-based firm Soreon Research. According to the analyst group: "Smart wearables, a set of sensors attached to the body with a direct link to smart devices, are the most industry-disrupting innovation as well as a major opportunity to transform the healthcare system."
The firm's lives saved...
August 23, 2011
A recent report from Technavio predicts that the global mobile health applications market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 24 percent between 2010 and 2014. The research firm believes that one of the "key factors" that will contribute to this growth is the growth of remote patient monitoring. The firm cautioned that "poor FDA regulations could hinder the growth" in mobile health...
May 18, 2011
According to a new report from TechNavio, the global patient monitoring system market will swell to $9.3 billion in 2014. TechNavio's analysis focuses on the US, EMEA and APAC and concludes that remote patient monitoring is driving growth in the wider patient monitoring market. The price of these systems is cost prohibitive, however, the report found.
"Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM...