Healthcare Stakeholders Clamor for More Digital Therapies and Connected Devices
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.
Amount invested in digital health ventures in 2017 and 2018
The likelihood that people would try a government-approve app or online tool to treat a medical condition:
77% of physicians have recommended an app or digital program to patients. 66 percent say it improved part of the patient's treatment program.
6 in 10
pharmaceutical execs report their workforce has the skills needed for an evolving digital economy.