This IDC study uses the IDC TechScape model to provide a systematic assessment of technologies related to the use of connected health technologies by payers and providers. The IDC TechScape model is designed specifically to capture progress in the adoption of emerging disruptive technologies, mainstream technology buyer alignment with current industry best practices, and support technologies that promise to deliver operational advantages to organizations that choose to adopt them.
"Smarter healthcare is connected health care," states Lynne A. Dunbrack, research vice president, IDC Health Insights. "Healthcare organizations are increasingly embracing connected health technologies to improve consumer engagement, clinical productivity, access to healthcare, and patient outcomes."
Analytic applications, App stores, Home automation, Networking and connectivity devices, Omni-experience transformation, Social networking, Technology buyer, Unified communications and collaboration, Videoconferencing equipment, Wearables