Patient-managed care and telehealth technologies drive medical design trends

April 02, 2013 // By Greg Thompson
One of the most significant growth segments in the medical industry is devices used for patient managed care. These include a number of handheld medical devices that patients use to monitor their health and fitness.

Another trend is the increased use of “telehealth” technology to link patients to healthcare providers using wireless or wired communication technology.

Combining telehealth technology and personal use devices for monitoring and communicating medical information has already shown significant potential for improved health benefits and reducing visits to a clinic or expensive hospital admissions.

Read the full article on page 36 of our March digital edition