Infographic calls attention to growth of personalized health trends to improve outcomes and cut healthcare costs and the patient data security issue posed by them.
There’s a huge amount of interest in advancing personalized medicine to offer patients more effective treatment based on their genetic makeups that could also significantly reduce healthcare costs. There is also an increasing prevalence of mobile devices to help people track and report details of their personal health with the goal of supporting remote monitoring. But to what extent will privacy concerns challenge the growth of these areas?
People are confiding more personal information than ever through digital health channels. Telemedicine for behavioral health is improving access in areas underserved by psychologists and providing an attractive alternative for some people who might not want to visit an office.