Digital Health

Thursday, March 03, 2016

33% of U.S. Broadband Households Own At Least One Connected Health Device, up from 24% in 2013

Parks Associates released new research today showing connected health device ownership (including digital fitness trackers, networked weight scales, connected treadmills, and blood pressure meters) has risen from 24% to 33% of U.S. broadband households between 2013 and 2015. 360 View Update: Shopping For Care: Insights from Consumers also reports 13% of U.S. broadband households own two or more connected health devices.

Adoption of wearables and connected health devices is g ...read more

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Parks Associates’ New Connected Health Tracker Service Addresses Intersection of IoT and Health & Wellness Markets

Director of Health and Mobile Product Research to Participate in Digital Health Summit at CES® 2016

Parks Associates today announced the Connected Health Tracker Service, a new research service for 2016 that examines consumer adoption and usage of connected health technologies and the innovations driving the health & wellness markets. 360 View: Empowering Healthcare Consumers, a survey project available as part of the service, finds U.S. broadband households are now regularl ...read more

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

One-third of U.S. broadband households own a connected health device

New connected health research shows fitness-related devices account for most adoption while care of chronic conditions still lags

Parks Associates today announced new digital health research showing adoption of digital health/wellness devices among U.S. broadband households is steadily increasing, with an increase from 26% in 2014 to 33% now. 360 View: Empowering Healthcare Consumers reports most of these devices are fitness-related, with connected fitness trackers reaching ...read more

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Parks Associates, ADT Health, and Philips provide insight into smart home use cases for connected health

Research firm reports 15 million U.S. broadband households own a connected fitness device

Following the success of the Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers earlier this month, Parks Associates will host the industry webcast “Connected Health in the Smart Home: Use Cases and Partnerships” on Tuesday, September 29, 11:00 A.M. CT. The event features executives from ADT Health and Philips and offers expert insights into the unique crossover opportunities between the conne ...read more

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

15 million consumers are enrolled in a corporate wellness program

Wearables, Integration, Service Models, and New Partnerships a key focus at Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers

Digital health research from Parks Associates estimates 15 million U.S. broadband households are enrolled in a corporate wellness program, ranging from weight-loss programs to alcohol management courses. Additionally, nearly 30% of U.S. broadband households with at least one connected fitness device received the product with a corporate discount. The report ...read more

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

One-quarter of consumers have privacy concerns about using connected health devices

New digital health research gauges consumer attitudes towards online health data

New Parks Associates research shows 23% of U.S. broadband households have privacy and security concerns related to usage of connected health devices and the same percentage have a similar level of concern about fitness tracking devices. Both device categories scored low compared to other devices, including smart door locks (40%) and tablets (42%), but the smartphone, which many consumers use wit ...read more

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Parks Associates Report Smart Home Platforms for Health Addresses Connected Health and IoT Opportunities for the Smart Home

Research firm notes investments in connected health likely to increase following Supreme Court decision

Parks Associates today announced a digital health industry report examining the potential of smart home platforms to support home-based connected health applications and services. Smart Home Platforms for Health notes, in a survey of smart home use cases, over 40% of U.S. broadband households are interested in the ability to receive medical alerts via a smartphone or other ...read more

Monday, April 13, 2015

Parks Associates Research Director to Lead Panel Discussing Technology’s Impact on Healthcare at HIMSS15

Harry Wang to discuss wearables and connected health on Wednesday, April 15, at HIMSS15 in Chicago

Harry Wang, Director, Health & Mobile Product Research, Parks Associates, will share his expertise on consumer applications for health IT at the 2015 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition in Chicago, April 12-16, 2015.Wang will present “Healthy Living, Connected Devices and Wearables” on April 15 from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. More than 38,000 healthcare industry professionals will atten ...read more

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