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Insurers looking to embrace wearable technologies

63% of survey respondents believe that wearable technologies will be adopted broadly by the insurance industry within the next two years.
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Accenture: Pharma CMOs and CIOs should advance their collaboration

Pharmaceutical CIOs view analytics as the top driver of integration (52%), but pharmaceutical CMOs rank analytics near the bottom (cited by just 13%).
Survey results

Tech-savvy seniors crave for online access to health services

Seniors who place a higher priority on technology are more willing to track their weight digitally (75%) and monitor their cholesterol (50%).
U.S. funding for digital healthcare start-ups to reach $6.5 billion by 2017

U.S. funding for digital healthcare start-ups to reach $6.5 billion by 2017

According to Accenture, an estimated $2.8 billion was used to fund digital health start-ups last year, growing at an annual rate of 31% since 2008.
Accenture, Philips team-up over a concept app that allows ALS patients to control things around home with brain, voice and eye commands

Accenture, Philips team-up over a concept app that allows ALS patients to control things...

Special software connects Emotiv Insight Brainware to wearable display that allows wearers to command Philips Hue lighting, SmartTV and Lifeline products.