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Wellness and Fitness

Q4 2014

Industry Report

Mobile Carriers and Wireless Healthcare Opportunities

This report examines market opportunities and challenges in the wireless healthcare market from the mobile operator’s perspective. It analyzes the types of partners and customers in the healthcare industry that will benefit from operators’ services and capabilities. The report updates the forecasts of U.S. M2M health connections and revenues as well as U.S. PERS users and revenues.


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1.0      Report Summary

1.1      Purpose of Report

1.2      Scope of Report

1.3      Research Approach

2.0      Status of the Wireless Health Market

2.1      Market Drivers and Barriers

Connected Health Market Drivers

Connected Health Market Barriers

2.2      Market Segments and Wireless Technologies

2.3      Mobile Carriers’ Role in the Health Market

3.0      B2B Wireless Health Opportunities

3.1      M2M Connectivity and Services for Health Devices

3.2      Enterprise Health Solutions

4.0      B2B2C Wireless Health Opportunities

4.1      Chronic Care Solutions and Services

4.2      Virtual Care Solutions

5.0      B2C Wireless Health Opportunities

5.1      Independent Living Solutions

5.2      Wellness & Fitness Solutions

6.0      Market Forecast

6.1      Forecast Methodology and Assumptions

6.2      Forecast of M2M Connectivity for Health Devices

6.3      Forecast of U.S. PERS Users & Revenues

7.0      Implications and Recommendations

8.0      Appendix

8.1      Glossary

8.2      Company Index

Companies Interviewed or Profiled for Report
Connected Health Market Segments
Wireless Health Communication Technology Comparisons
Carrier Opportunities in the Wireless Health Market
M2M Health Services Profile: Orange Healthcare
Health Enterprise Solutions Profile: Telus Health
Global Prevalence of Chronic Diseases
Consumer Comfort Engaging in Self-Care for Chronic Conditions
Chronic Care Solutions Profile: Verizon Converged Health Management
Consumer Use of Online Care Services
Virtual Care Solutions Profile: Telefonica Digital
Health & Mobility of U.S. Consumers Ages 65+
Caregiver Concerns for Frail, Elderly, or Chronically Ill Family Members
Independent Living Solutions Profile: AT&T
Wellness & Fitness Solutions Profile: NTT DOCOMO
U.S. M2M Health Connections & Revenues Forecast, 2014-2018
U.S. M2M Connections & Revenue Forecast Summary: 2014-2018
U.S. M2M Health Connections Forecast: 2014-2018
U.S. M2M Health Connectivity Revenues Forecast: 2014-2018
U.S. PERS Users & Revenues Forecast: 2014-2018
U.S. PERS and Mobile PERS User Forecast: 2014-2018
U.S. PERS and Mobile PERS Revenues Forecast: 2014-2018

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