Wearables, connected devices, apps and cloud computing remain on the minds of health care providers, communicators and patients.
Philips, the official health technology sponsor at the recent SXSW Interactive 2015, offers a summary of digital health care news.
This infographic highlights several important statistics for marketers and PR professionals. The big shift is in consumers who are willing to forgo office visits:
70 percent of patients are comfortable communicating with providers through texts, emails and video.
71 percent of doctors use electronic health records.
71 percent of millennials would like their physicians to use a mobile app.
The tech sector will leave people better off at a lower cost. Moore’s law will have its day. But we are 5 years off from minimal impact. 10 years off from Marginal Impact.
In 20 years we will all look back and think 2015 was a barbaric year of discovery.