"coronavirus" articles

Connected health sensors and devices are critical to expanding the applications of care in the home. While remote patient monitoring platforms have not yet scaled to the same extent as virtual visit solutions, they are highly in demand by care professionals, and consumer experience with connected health devices and sensors in the home is growing rapidly.     Parks Associates research reveals that as of Q2 2021, 40% of adult heads-of-broadband households report...
Consumer familiarity with telehealth services and remote care is increasing across all demographics according to Parks Associates extensive consumer research. While the average telehealth user is 44 years old and likely to have children in the home, telehealth use has increased substantially across all demographic groups. Parks Associates Q2 2021 consumer data reveals the following changes in US broadband households: 54% of households with an annual income of less than...
Telemedicine and on-demand virtual care services provide a remote solution for physician visits, transitional care after a hospital discharge, and ongoing chronic care management, which can lower costs for both patients and providers. These services are also incredibly convenient for consumers and can expand access for those who have difficulty getting to the doctor, whether due to distance, scheduling, or condition. Telemedicine provides the convenience and efficiency of not...
Parks Associates ' Connected Health Summit: Consumer Engagement and Innovation returns on Tuesday, August 31, for the sessions V irtual Health and Remote Monitoring and Connected Health Business Models from 11 AM to 4:15 PM CT.  Brian Carter, Chief Operating Officer, Validic , is featured as an interactive panel member during the session Virtual Health and Remote Monitoring at 12:15 PM CT and will examine trending data on consumer familiarity, use, and demand for...
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the healthcare ecosystem on its head. The outbreak led to sharp decreases for in-person visits and the delay of elective care procedures, due both to official public safety measures and consumer’s avoidance of exposure. Care providers and health systems have leaned on technology to provide much needed care to patients at home, through telehealth consultations and remote patient monitoring programs.  Parks Associates data reveal that telehealth use...
This year, Parks Associates will host the 24th-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference online, as part of the virtual  CONNECTIONS Community  on November 10-12, 2020. The executive research conference includes presentations from Parks Associates' leading analysts and visionary sessions featuring executives in the connected entertainment and digital home technology industries. Ahead of the conference, we asked our platinum sponsor, Bitdefender...
 
by Parks Associates | Sep. 8, 2020
Tags: CONNECTIONS, coronavirus, COVID-19
Security industry watchers have anxiously awaited Q1 earnings calls to see how market leaders fared as a robust start to 2020 hit COVID-19 headwinds in March. A strong 2019 resulted in 31-32% of US broadband households owning a working security system, up a substantial 5% points over 2018. Eight-eight percent of security system owners have professional monitoring, according to a Q4 2019 Parks Associates study. The view from the top, thus far, is that the residential security...
TV antenna usage in US broadband households jumped to 25% in 2019 and is expected to grow as COVID-19 has kept consumers at home. Content styles and genres grow and change, while business models and transmission technologies evolve and cause disruption, but nothing changes the end consumers’ goal: to find video that they want to watch. Secondarily, consumers want to find that content in a manner that is affordable and easy. With the increasing number of on-demand options...

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