A Shift in Healthcare Model
One of the most significant changes in the structure of the healthcare industry is the move to accountable care. Chronic illnesses, including diabetes and renal failure, can be monitored at the patient’s home.
Throughout the developed world the healthcare sector is moving towards accountable care, where healthcare and wellness initiatives are mapped directly to positive outcomes.
Rise of the Healthcare Apps
As consumers have become more aware of their own personal health, there has been a wave of apps and hardware targeted at educating patients on aspects of their own healthcare including monitoring devices and information services.