|By Business Wire||
|December 12, 2012 08:43 AM EST||
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5gv2w2/telehealth) has announced the addition of Wintergreen Research, Inc's new report "Tele-Health Carts, Servers, and Monitoring: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2012 to 2018" to their offering.
Tele-health improves treatment of chronic disease, reduces cost of care delivery, lets baby boomers age gracefully in their homes. Tele monitoring is evolving more sophisticated ways of monitoring vital signs in the home, thus protecting people in a familiar, comfortable environment. The improvements in care delivery relate to leveraging large information sources that permit understanding what care works for what conditions.
Tele-health systems server markets are anticipated to grow because they represent a way to steer patients with a particular clinician to those most expert in treating that particular condition. Tele-health is not yet to the point where it is able to be used effectively to implement changes that represent significant improvements in overall healthcare delivery, they are largely confined to being used in the treatment of chronic conditions.
The aim of tele-health systems that will grow markets significantly is if the tele-health is used to prevent the onset of chronic conditions of CHF and diabetes through interventional medicine, wellness programs, and simply intelligent nutrition and exercise programs implementation. Is this the task of the hospitals? Or, are wellness programs meant to be implemented elsewhere?
In any case, tele-health represents the delivery mechanism for the programs. Statins have a warning label that indicates that patients who take these drugs risk mental deterioration and diabetes.
Is this what we want for our people? Or are there wellness programs that provide alternatives. These are issues confronting hospitals, physicians, clinicians, big pharma, and patients everywhere. We are all patients; the task is to figure out good tele-health systems that work to implement wellness programs before the onset of chronic conditions.
According to Susan Eustis, the principal author of the study, The advantage of tele-monitoring is that it increases patient compliance. It brings expert medicine into the home and attempts to present it in manner patients can hear. The aim is to improve the delivery of healthcare to clients by performing medical exams remotely and monitoring vital signs to detect changes in patient condition that may indicate the onset of a more serious event, much as nurses in the hospital monitor patient vital signs for the purpose of permitting sophisticated care delivery.
Tele-health equipment units decrease the cost of care delivery while improving the quality of care and the quality of lifestyle available to patients. They have been widely adopted and extremely successful in use by the veterans administration in the US and by CMS Medicare and Medicaid. Use is anticipated to be extended to a wide variety of care delivery organizations based on this base of installed systems. Healthcare delivery is an increasing concern worldwide. Markets for the carts and associated servers segment of the market at $98 million in the first three quarters of 2012 are anticipated to reach$1.4 billion by 2018.
- Bosch Group
- Bayer HealthCare
- American Well Systems
- Assa Abloy 5-4
- Deutsche Telecom
- Eliza Corp
- Honeywell HomMed
- Boehringer Ingelheim
- Bayer - Viterion
- Centerstone Research Institute
- Centerstone Research Institute
- Cleveland Clinic
- and much more....
For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5gv2w2/telehealth
Source: Wintergreen Research, Inc
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