Friday, July 03, 2015

The role healthcare plays in the 'smart home'

The smart home is moving from being a dream for the future to a reality today--and healthcare will play a vital role in that new frontier, especially in the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act, according to a new report from Parks Associates.

A "smart healthcare room" is one of many potential scenarios for the blend of the smart home and mobile healthcare, said Harry Wang, Parks Associates' director of mobile and health products research.

"[T]here are multiple routes for smart homeservice providers to enter the health-related markets," Wang told FierceMobileHealthcare in an email interview. 

From the article "The role healthcare plays in the 'smart home'" by Judy Mottl.

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