Parks Associates today announced Harry Wang, Senior Director of Research at Parks Associates, will speak next week at mHealth + Telehealth World to address the rising consumerism in the U.S. healthcare industry and examine system-wide approaches to digital health. He will also discuss new findings from the firm’s 360 View: Empowering Healthcare Consumers, which includes a 2Q 2016 survey of U.S. broadband households on connected healthcare attitudes and adoption.
New consumer research outlines consumer engagement strategies for care providers
New research from Parks Associates shows only 4% of U.S. patients with three or more chronic conditions have a care coordinator and only 35% have two or more care providers. Most patients rely on their primary care doctor for routine exams, which creates significant potential for care providers to expand their roles and improve the patient experience through connected healthcare solutions.
Parks Associates released new research today showing connected health device ownership (including digital fitness trackers, networked weight scales, connected treadmills, and blood pressure meters) has risen from 24% to 33% of U.S. broadband households between 2013 and 2015. 360 View Update: Shopping For Care: Insights from Consumersalso reports 13% of U.S. broadband households own two or more connected health devices.
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