Patient-First: The State Of Wearables In Healthcare

The trend towards taking a “patient first” approach—coupled with the consolidation of emerging companies in the industry—has increased pressure to bring innovative mobile applications to market more quickly. Wearables are at the top of this list. In fact, SNS Research estimates that by 2020, wearable devices and wearables in Healthcare will represent a market worth $40 Billion with over 240 Million annual unit shipments.

What’s more, when implemented into the patient journey, wearables provide an opportunity to cut National Health Services (NHS) costs since wearable devices are able to provide:

 

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