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Saturday, August 03, 2013

TMCnet Health Techzone Week in Review

This week was a week of innovation in the Health Techzone. Let's take a look at the latest industry happenings and trends that the HealthTechZone team reported on this week.

Parks Associates released a report stating that 50 percent of broadband-equipped households with access to online health services use the services consistently. Online health capabilities like prescription refill and telemedicine were popular with these households. Additionally, 20 percent of users want ...read more

Monday, July 29, 2013

Parks Associates Conducts New Study on Online Health Services

Online health services and mHealth services are increasingly embraced by consumers. A new study from marketing research and consulting company Parks Associates has revealed new trends in online health services, finding that 50 percent of broadband households with access to online health services—including real-time video calls with a doctor and prescription refills—are actively using them.

Furthermore, the study found that 20 percent of these households are interested in liv ...read more

Monday, July 30, 2012

Time Could be Right for Mobile Health Apps for Smartphones

In that vein, a new survey by industry analyst Parks Associates has found that a full quarter of all people who use a smartphone would like to see an application that allows them to communicate better with their doctor. Research analyst Jennifer Kent recently presented her firm’s research at the fourth annual mHealth World Congress event on July 26th. Among the research, Kent unveiled a whole host of people who would like a mobile application that could help them with various me ...read more

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