December 14, 2016
Engaging patients via connected health apps, devices and other technologies to take charge of their own health seems like an obvious progression for the healthcare industry to make. So why isn’t it happening faster?
That was a central question in multiple sessions here at the Connected Health Conference on Monday.
Partners Healthcare vice president of connected health Joseph Kvedar, MD, pointed...
December 13, 2016
Globally and in the US, use of connected health devices is still low and hasn’t changed since last year, according to extensive survey data from Ipsos, shared today at the Connected Health Conference in National Harbor, Maryland.
“What we lack is objective data,” Reena Sangar, head of digital and connected health at Ipsos, told conference attendees. “The data [that’s out there now] is very US-...
November 12, 2015
Diabetes monitoring app
Patients view physicians as more knowledgeable about digital health than physicians view themselves, according to a recent Ipsos survey of physicians, the general population, and people with diabetes in the UK and US. Ipsos' survey included responses for 200 US providers, 200 UK providers, 4,185 US consumers, 2,503 UK consumers, 416 people with Type 2 diabetes in the US...
April 30, 2015
A majority of consumers are willing to take greater ownership of their health, according to a survey of 2,024 US adults and 516 primary care physicians.
The survey was conducted by Ipsos in collaboration with the National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE) and Pfizer.
The survey found that 64 percent of respondents said they could be making more decisions about their health and...
July 30, 2013
A Wolters Kluwer survey of 300 practicing physicians found 55 percent use both smartphones and tablets in their daily practice and of those, 72 percent primarily use smartphones for accessing drug information.
The survey, conducted in April 2013 by private research firm Ipsos, included physicians in the fields of primary care, family medicine and internal medicine.
While over half of physicians...