Wireless patient monitoring

By Aditi Pai October 14, 2014
Sotera Wireless's ViSi Mobile monitor. The telemedicine market, which according to BCC Research is comprised of "telehospital" and "telehome" technologies, is expected to reach $43.4 billion by 2019 with a compound annual growth rate of 17.7 percent, according to a recent report from the firm. According to BCC, the telehospital market refers to "services that are provided within or between...
By Aditi Pai October 7, 2014
Sotera Wireless's ViSi Mobile monitor. A recent report from Kalorama Information has found that the patient monitoring market is worth $29.7 billion globally, up 7 percent from last year. "Replacement of older, low-technology equipment with new wireless or remote units, new connectivity advancements, and demand for reduce hospital stays all contribute to the sales of these systems," Kalorama...
By Jonah Comstock July 17, 2013
Remote patient monitoring will save the world's healthcare systems up to $36 billion by 2018, according to a new projection by Juniper Research. The firm says North America will account for a little over three quarters of the savings, with Western Europe making up the next biggest chunk. Juniper predicts that a shift toward accountable care, especially in the United States, will lead to wider...
By Jonah Comstock May 20, 2013
Sotera Wireless, the San Diego-based in-hospital mobile wireless monitoring company that's raised nearly $60 million from investors like Qualcomm and Intel, announced a deal with Utah-based healthcare system Intermountain Healthcare. Back in March at HIMSS, Sotera announced it was piloting its ViSi Mobile wireless patient monitoring platform with two Intermountain hospitals, its flagship...
By Neil Versel February 22, 2013
Despite high levels of satisfaction with wireless monitoring technology, older patients with implanted cardiac devices still greatly prefer in-person physician visits to remote consultations, according to a newly published study from Portugal. But the authors caution not to draw too many general conclusions from their findings, because their sample size was small and the research did not take...
By Neil Versel July 18, 2012
The U.S. market for "advanced" wireless patient monitoring systems more than doubled in a four-year period, from $3.9 billion in 2007 to $8.9 billion in 2011 – at an annual rate of nearly 23 percent – according to a new report from Kalorama Information, and the growth should continue at nearly the same pace. The New York-based research firm forecasts that total to expand by 18 percent annually,...

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