WinterGreen Research Inc. updated their market study about telecare solutions. They assume a market with 3.3 billion US$ in 2019 starting from 237 Million US$ in 2012. Particularly with regard to the treatment of chronic diseases whose costs amount to about 90% of total health costs, the importance of telecare monitoring and simplification of processes is clear. In the US market there were 92000 patients in 2012 monitored by telecare equipment with a rising trend.
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- 43. Branchenbarometer – BITKOM