This IDC Health Insights report discusses our predictions for the U.S. connected health IT market in 2013. It attempts to alleviate uncertainty by giving payers and providers a guide to focus on the key technologies.
"The consumer has firmly taken center stage when it comes to discussing controlling runaway healthcare costs," states Lynne A. Dunbrack, program director, IDC Health Insights. "Connected health technologies, which by design are intended to make it easier for consumers to interact with their caregivers and manage their own health, will increasingly play an important role in payer and provider consumer engagement strategies in the next 12–36 months."
Applications, Big Data analytics and discovery, Broadband, Customer relationship management applications, Internet of things, Mobile phone, Mobility, Networked consumer devices, Networking and connectivity devices, Networks, Personal computers, Platform as a service, Social networking