-- Frost & Sullivan reveals the current and future market states of digital health and wearables
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The digital health market is rapidly expanding with this booming sector becoming a top growth opportunity for the U.S. healthcare system as it attempts to modernize to become more affordable and outcomes focused. Digital health adoption is accelerating given health IT progression, changing provider and consumer needs leveraging technology, telehealth, and mobility interests. Wearables are now a key component of the digital health area with both consumers and providers seeking to leverage these devices as part of healthcare and wellness in a variety of ways.
During the 2015 Intelligent Health Association (IHA) Symposia Workshops, the morning keynote on Wearables in Healthcare will be hosted by Frost & Sullivan Healthcare Research Director Daniel Ruppar.
Attendees should expect insights on the following:
- Digital health market ecosystem overview
- Value chain shifts and changing vendor landscape
- Consumer insights on activity trackers
- The future of wearables and hurdles to get there
"Consumers will be increasingly flooded with technology as they build data ecosystems around themselves and their home, yet the end goal will be to integrate devices, services and experience into a cohesive one, to best serve healthcare and wellness goals," said Ruppar (@danielruppar).
Ruppar has extensive experience in a multitude of healthcare sectors. He focuses on the digital transformation of healthcare, especially solutions reaching across the continuum of care, including telemedicine and mHealth. To learn more about Frost & Sullivan's Connected Health research program.
The Intelligent Health Association Symposia and Pavilion will be held at the 2015 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition. The conference will take place on April 12-16 in Chicago, Illinois. Frost & Sullivan is proud to partner with IHA at their upcoming IHA Symposia Workshops and the IHA Pavilion at HIMSS 2015.
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