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Consumer Healthcare: Growing Importance of Patient Education and Communications Solutions

As the healthcare industry shifts to value-based care models, patient education and communication solutions increasingly have become an investment priority for care providers and payers. Consumers have many means, whether digital or analog, to acquire medical knowledge and personal health informatio...

Consumer WiFi Use: No Letup in Sight

Consumers use lots of data on their mobile devices. While half of consumers use less than 7 GB per month, data consumption is heavily skewed toward the upper end, recent Parks Associates research indicates. Among U.S. broadband households, mean data consumption is roughly 20 GB per month, with 14 GB...

The Technological Evolution of US Healthcare

The disease management industry, which focuses on reducing or delaying the use of expensive treatments or costly procedures, has passed its prime as a unique approach to controlling escalating costs attributed to chronic conditions. It worked on the sickest of the sick, but as patient conditions pro...

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Tech Advances Will Give Aging Baby Boomers More Independence

The U.S. is facing a retirement wave. Seventy-six million Baby Boomers are beginning to hit the 65-year-old mark. By 2025, the number of people between 65 and 85 will account for 16.6 percent of the total population. In the U.S., the elderly prefer aging in their own home, but it can be risky. Conne...

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The Perfect API Storm

Smartphones, tablets and other wireless devices have made it possible for consumers to access the Internet from almost anywhere in the world -- but apps are the tools that specifically drive usage, by offering an easy-to-use interface. As a result, consumers are getting accustomed to accessing the I...

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Coordinated Care Models in Digital Health

Coordinated care models emphasize the basic relationships between patients and doctors, focusing on the continuum of care. The models reward doctors for the outcome of care instead of pure volume. The two dominant models are the patient-centered medical home and the accountable care organization. Th...

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Wanted in Healthcare: More Wireless Devices for In-Home Patients

The machine-to-machine communications industry is undergoing a period of fundamental change and significant growth. Encouraged by declining chipset and sensor costs, manufacturers are increasingly embedding their products with wireless connectivity. Mobile operators and key players in industries as ...

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Bringing Healthcare Home From the Hospital

As the dust settles on the 2012 election, one conclusion remains as inevitable now as before: The healthcare industry is in line for major changes, especially over the next two years. Industry and consumer factors are pushing the transformation to a patient-centered approach in care delivery, which ...

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In Search of the Killer Fitness App Business Model

It is difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle, and consumers, academics, companies, and the government are all aware of this fact. The Affordable Care Act carries many provisions to promote healthy behaviors, in many cases following initiatives already independently implemented by insurance compan...

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Mobile Data Usage Exploding, Monetization Asleep at the Wheel

Innovations in wireless technology have made mobile Internet capabilities common and popular features on numerous portable consumer devices, including laptops, smartphones, tablets, netbooks and e-book readers. Data usage has increased dramatically as a result of more devices and consumer use of ban...

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Mobile Operators, the App Parade Is Passing You By

iPod, iPhone, iPad and soon we will have iCloud? Mobile operators are working feverishly to determine how best to tap their network resources and offer not just bits and bytes but content, applications and other forms of value-added services. They know their future cash flow depends on successful de...

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Finding the Right Tech Model for Patient Care Management

The number of diabetes patients and those with the potential for diabetes has grown substantially over the past decade and continues to expand. This trend creates a tremendous demand for innovative care solutions and service models. New service innovations will take advantage of the latest monitorin...

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Android: Mobile Industry at a Crossroads

Google showed off its new brainchild last week:a smartphone design in collaboration with its Android partners, Taiwan's handset maker HTC, and the wireless carrier T-Mobile USA. The phone specs are all over the place on the Internet. It looks quite attractive, but perhaps because of the Apple iPhone...

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New Media’s Dilemma: Behavioral Targeting vs. Consumer Privacy

Contextual targeting is widely used in both the offline and online advertising worlds. However, the wild-card nature of behavioral targeting could revolutionize how marketers interact with their target audience in an online world. Behavioral targeting is based on a proven assumption that the Web pag...

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NAND Flash in Media Players: Hot on the Heels of HDD

Unlike in the digital audio player market, the fight between NAND flash and hard-disk drive on the personal media player platform is far from over. The 1.8-inch HDD still has a firm grip on the PMP category that requires storage capacity of 20 GB or higher due to the cost per byte advantage over NAN...

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Better Monitoring With Smart Medical Devices

About 90 million people in the U.S. suffer from one or multiple chronic conditions, with diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and respiratory conditions having the highest prevalence. These conditions are also the most suitable for medical monitoring devices. Glucose meters and test strips are a multi...

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Video 2.0’s Blossoming Impact on Advertising

If the 2006 online video market was still in the traffic-building stage, 2007 marked the beginning of the monetization stage. This new media platform engages a prime audience group for marketers. Online publishers and their technology partners large and small were pressed hard in the last few years ...

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Digital Photo Frames: Picture a Good Year

Digital photo frame products surfaced briefly during 1999 to 2001 and created significant market buzz, but not meaningful sales. Subsequently, two out of the six vendors, Digi-Frame and Weave Innovations, went out of business; Sony and Kodak exited the market, and VideoChip scaled back and changed f...

Look Past the Living Room: How to Sustain HDTV Sales

Ask a sales associate at a big-box retailer which section of the store has the most traffic this year, and more than likely he will point to the rows lined with big HDTV screens. Yes, those slim, shining flat-panel HDTV sets are irresistible. Even the bulkier digital-light processing and rear-projec...

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