Why Finger Print Scanners, Voice Recognition Could Be Key Home Health Tools

Verifying the identities of patients and home health providers could be as simple as a fingerprint scan, as biometric technologies could become much more common. A recently published report by Tractica explores the market opportunity for biometrics—defined as the process of detecting and recording a person’s unique physical attributes as a means of confirming identity—in the health […]

Telehealth Skyrocketing to 158 Million Sessions Per Year by 2020

Many studies have projected the enormous growth in store for telehealth in the coming years, and these video conferencing sessions taking place in people’s homes and similar settings will represent the majority of usage within four years, says a new report. Telehealth video consultations will increase from 19.7 million in 2014 to 158.4 million per […]

Market for ‘Home Health Hub’ Tech Set to Explode

As the number of people using home health care technologies is expected to swell to 78.5 million over the next five years, so too will the market for “hubs” that collect and transmit data from these devices, says a report released this week.  Home health hubs, also called home health gateways, will be a growing part […]