Our health IT experts recently completed analysis on how the telecommunications industry is converging and powering healthcare. Here are some highlights:Global telecom spending – less than 4% growth. Business telecom spending – growing at 4.4%.
Residential telecom spending – growing at 4.9%.
- By 2018, global mobile phone penetration will exceed 100%. The easiest way to reach patientswill be through a smart device or an app.
- 13 of 16 telecoms profiled in our research have invested in mHealth.
- 5 of 16 telecoms profiled in our research are exploring opportunities in M2M.
- Healthcare is moving away from the hospital and into the hands of the consumers via smart devices.
View the infographic to see how telecommunication providers and the healthcare industry can team up in 2015 to take advantage of untapped opportunities: http://bit.ly/1tG5TPE