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Written by Alexa Saldana, Research Intern at Parks Associates Millions of Americans experience chronic pain and the challenges that follow with managing and mitigating discomfort. Parks Associates’ 360 View: Health and Independent Living finds that 60% of heads of U.S. broadband households have a chronic condition. Medical device manufacturers are looking to optimize user-friendly devices that benefit patients and providers. Medtronic, one of the largest medical device...
Parks Associates research finds that 75% of smart watch owners and 68% of fitness tracker owners are using their devices every day . How are consumers utilizing digital health applications? This new infographic below highlights the top 10 ways consumers use health apps the most, including tracking resting heart rates and consumed calories, setting exercise goals, and logging food and drink. Notably, almost half (48%) of daily app users utilize their health devices to track the...
Blog Post Submitted by ForgeRock Technology and health leaders Arm, ForgeRock, Philips, and Qualcomm Life, along with innovative healthcare startups Sparsa and US TrustedCare, today announced a collaborative effort focused on enhancing data from medical devices to enable more trustworthy data sourcing and consented patient-information sharing. Under the banner “ OpenMedReady ,” the companies have created a framework designed to complement existing standards in remote...
Prior to the 5th-annual Connected Health Summit, hosted by Parks Associates, Andrew Altorfer, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, CirrusMD, sat down with the firm's analyst team to discuss new strategies to engage consumers in health and wellness behavioral changes and the future of connected health. Andrew will participate on the Virtual Visits: Expanding Reach and Functionality panel on Wednesday, August 29, at 4:30 PM. Panelists who will join him on this session include:...
As the Parks Associates team gears up for our annual Connected Health Summit next week, we’re reviewing some of our latest research on trends in consumer health concerns.  One of the most striking trends is the rising level of consumers who report concern that stress and anxiety will cause their health to worsen. A stunning quarter of U.S. broadband households are “very concerned” (rating 6-7 on a 7-point scale) about stress and anxiety worsening their health. Said another way,...
Prior to the 5th-annual Connected Health Summit, hosted by Parks Associates, Andy Maloy, VP of Connected Health and VP of Business Development, Integron sat down with the firm's analyst team to discuss new cutting-edge innovations in the connected health market. Chris will participate on the on the expert panel, Data Analytics: Managing Consumer Health Data during the pre-conference research workshop: Independent Living and Wellness: A Growing Opportunity on Tuesday, August 28, at...
Prior to the 5th-annual Connected Health Summit, hosted by Parks Associates, Nathan Treloar, President & COO, Orbita, Inc. sat down with the firm's analyst team to discuss what will impact the future of the connected health market. Nathan will participate on the  Emerging Connected Health Tech: Next Wave of Innovation panel on Thursday, August 30, at 1:30 PM. Panelists who will join him on this session include: Jennifer Fraser, Director of User Experience,...
Prior to the 5th-annual Connected Health Summit, hosted by Parks Associates, Jeff Patton, GM Connected Home Products, GE Lighting sat down with the firm's analyst team to discuss effective strategies to engage consumers in health and wellness behavioral changes. Jeff will participate on the expert panel,  Holistic Sleep Solutions: Expanding the Ecosystem , during the pre-conference research workshop: Independent Living and Wellness: A Growing Opportunity on Tuesday,...

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