From telemedicine to do-it-yourself (DIY) testing, the athome healthcare segment is continuously expanding in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has amply demonstrated the significance of out-of-the-hospital care. Leading-edge technologies like the internet of medical things (IoMT) and the cloud are essentially driving these trends, helping caregivers tap into reliable data for accurate remote patient monitoring. On top of that, virtual reality technology is extending its therapeutic potential to allow doctors remotely support patients with anxiety and depression. These technologies are drastically enhancing patient outcomes while improving patient experiences. Banking on these tech innovations, the global home healthcare market size is projected to grow from last year’s $320.6 billion at a CAGR of 7.9 percent until 2030.
To put the spotlight on such key developments in the sector, Healthcare Tech Outlook highlights some thought-leadership articles from Dr. Joseph Shega, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of VITAS Healthcare, Lisa Sershen, Chief Digital Officer of Westmed Medical Group, and Steve Peterson, Regional Therapy Director of Advanced Health Care Corporation, who throw light on the recent advancements in home healthcare and how they improve the capabilities in providing care.
In this edition of Healthcare Tech Outlook magazine, we also bring you the story of some of the top home healthcare solutions providers that deliver the best outcomes for their clients, including CareConnect, a company that has built a homecare software from the ground up, Data Soft Logic, which is spearheading efficiencies in the off-site healthcare space with its proprietary solutions, My Improvement Network, whose reminiscence interactive therapy activities (RITA) technology is augmenting the care delivered to older people, and SMARTcare Software, a company offering a comprehensive home care platform.
Through the following pages, we aim to shine a light on the innovative trends and latest developments in the home healthcare industry. We would like to know your thoughts.