Digital Pulse

Healthcare Stakeholders Clamor for More Digital Therapies and Connected Devices

 
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In the healthcare arena, doctors, patients and project sponsors are all clamoring for more digital therapies and connected devices. That makes this trend a project hot spot this year, according to a 2018 survey of U.S. consumers by PwC Health Research Institute.

PROJECT INFUSION

US$12.5 billion

Amount invested in digital health ventures in 2017 and 2018

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PATIENT READY

The likelihood that people would try a government-approve app or online tool to treat a medical condition:

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DOCTOR DRIVEN

77% of physicians have recommended an app or digital program to patients. 66 percent say it improved part of the patient's treatment program.

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6 in 10

pharmaceutical execs report their workforce has the skills needed for an evolving digital economy.

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