Until 2018, the number of patients using connected home medical monitoring devices will grow at a CAGR of 44.4% to 19.1 million.
The shift to pay-for-performance structures will have a major impact on the use of connected care solutions in several countries.
Growing interest and awareness about the benefits of supporting healthcare away from the hospital and into patients' homes are helping drive this market.
The wire-free, adhesive heart monitor device along with remote monitoring center help patients find answers to unexplained cardiac symptoms.
A simple testing device could provide more rapid diagnosis of the common blood disorder and allow inexpensive at-home self-monitoring.
The research firm says that the industry has benefited from demand at health facilities and in the home treatment markets.
Cigna-HealthSpring, Intel-GE Care Innovations expand remote care management program for CHF patients
Based on a successful 50-patient pilot in Middle Tennessee, the remote patient management program is now being implemented with 250 patients across the U.S.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will add mobile capabilities into its emergency first responder training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP).
The study will use Philips' InnerSense device, a feeding tube that also works as a core temperature sensor, to monitor the infants for signs of hypothermia.
The system called "Laser Light" looks like a regular lamp, and can detect tumble of a person and monitor the state of breathing or sleeping.