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Market Trends: Opportunities and How to Succeed by Leveraging IoT in Healthcare

Published: 29 May 2015

ID: G00272245

Analyst(s): Peter Middleton , Anurag Gupta


Strategic planners within technology and service providers need to understand drivers of IoT adoption in the healthcare industry to identify market opportunities and position their offerings in this fast-evolving market.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Consumer Adoption of Wearables Spurs Popularity of IoT Within Healthcare Is Creating Opportunities for Consumer- and Enterprise-Focused Firms
  • Value-Based Payment Models That Emphasize Outcomes, Not Just Number of Episodes, Propel Interest in Adopting IoT
  • Changing Demographics and Acceptance of Technology to Keep Patients Out of Hospitals Is Catalyzing Acceptance of Remote Health Monitoring Solutions
  • Hospital Medical Equipment Manufacturers Are Leveraging the Connected Medical Device for Optimizing Performance and Creating Opportunities for ICT Firms

Contrarian View

  • If There Is a Major Breach in a Connected Medical Device

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