Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the push systems are used inside telemedicine systems and m-health apps to move patient and clinician communication in a secure manner to and from the person or clinician that needs the healthcare information.Telecommunications initiatives are being implemented with handset and tablet communications for all patients and clinicians.
Tele-medicine and M-health market driving forces relate to people taking more responsibility for their own health.Tele-medicine and m-health contribute to healthcare delivery in the home and office.M-health, delivered over the smart phone and tablet, comes in the form of apps.Tele-medicine is evolving toward smart phone device delivery as well.
The cost of tele-medicine for the US veterans administration is $1,630 per patient per annum.This is substantially less than skilled nursing facility programs and nursing home care which cots $100,000 per annum.VHA's positive experience with enterprise-wide home tele-medicine implementation is driving adoption by hospitals everywhere.Telemedicine is an appropriate and cost-effective way of managing chronic care patients in both urban and rural settings.
The tele-medicine adoption rate is growing.Cost of care delivery has become a major concern worldwide as the population ages.Mobile phone apps and remote telemedicine equipment are driving increased adoption, growing adoption rates.Concerns regarding the efficacy of care through use of tele-medicine in healthcare industry have alleviated.Reimbursement is being made available for clinicians for the use of tele-medicine.
Patients are being encouraged to take more responsibility for their own care.Technology is bringing change.People have more accurate information available to themselves.The current situation is impacted by the very high proportion medical spending that is directed to treatment of chronic disease.A second aspect is that chronic conditions are best controlled by interventions on a daily basis with a trusted nurse monitoring and measuring outcomes of various situations.
The tele-monitors integrates with the management suites to empower care providers within healthcare systems, physician offices, or home health agencies with web-enabled, on-demand access to this configurable device.Wireless connectivity with a broad range of peripheral devices supports patients with a variety of the needs and risk factors.
Medical consultation systems to allow healthcare providers to remotely monitor patients around-the-clock.Voice-enabled, disease-specific symptom management (DSSM) questions are part of the system.Protocols (include multi-level questions.Multilevel questions sets can be triggered by yes or no answers.
This level of granularity enables care providers to telemonitor patients with chronic diseases.Disease conditions monitored include hypertension, COPD, CHF, and diabetes. Honeywell network of remote patient monitors consists of 70,000 installed units.This is a significant installed base.Honeywell offers a complete and flexible telemonitoring system.Accurate vital signs collection is improved with clear auditory and visual cues to the patient.
Telemedicine, telehealth, and M-health markets at $1.5 billion in 2014 are anticipated to reach $45.4 billion by 2021.M-Health markets related to telemedicine will grow the fastest, leveraging 9.5 billion smart phones and 5 billion connected tablet devices installed all over the world by 2021.