Research and Markets: Tele-Care Medical Equipment: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019

Wed Apr 3, 2013 5:41am EDT

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DUBLIN--(Business Wire)--

Research and Markets

(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mdqbgx/telecare_medical) has
announced the addition of Wintergreen Research, Inc's new report "Tele-Care
Medical Equipment: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to
2019" to their offering. 

Tele-care improves treatment of chronic disease, reduces cost of care delivery,
lets baby boomers age gracefully in their homes, and supports remote delivery of
care worldwide. 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-care 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-care 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-care systems that will grow markets significantly is if the
tele-care 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 well ness programs meant to be implemented elsewhere? In any
case, tele-care 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-care
systems that work to implement wellness programs before the onset of chronic
conditions. 

Under this scenario, the local physician and specialist becomes the expert in
ordering the correct diagnostic tests, not just any test they can think of, but
a proper test that is recommended by the expert systems and by the expert
clinician. In this manner the out of control testing costs in the US can be
controlled. There will need to be some law changes, there will need to be some
adoption of protections for the expert doctors, but when decisions are backed by
standards of care instantiated as tele health servers we begin to have a
rational, very effective health care delivery system. 

Companies Mentioned 

- AMD 

- BT 

- CMS 

- Deutsche Telecom 

- EMC 

- GlobalMed 

- Healthrageous 

- Intel 

- Kaiser 

- Mayo Clinic 

- NTT 

- Partners Healthcare 

- Qualcomm 

- Skype 

- Telecare 

- VA Department of Veterans Affairs 

- Walmart 

- ciCoach.com 

and many more... 

For more information visit
http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mdqbgx/telecare_medical

Source: Wintergreen Research, Inc

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
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Sector: Healthcare and Medical Devices, Medical Devices

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