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May 12, 2016

The vast majority of US consumers with chronic issues such as mental illness, heart disease and diabetes simply aren’t using their mobile and/or Internet-connected digital health apps to control these conditions. In a recent survey by HealthMine, 59% of respondents said they have at least one chronic health condition, but only 7% said they use any type of disease management tool. In contrast, the survey respondents showed a strong preference for lifestyle health apps.

Read more at Samsung Business Insights.

May 9, 2016

More than 80% of physicians have adopted EHRs, and 60% of consumers who use digital health tools say they have an EHR. However, the majority are accessing their health record to simply "stay informed." Only 22% of digital consumers use their EHR to help make medical decisions, according to a recent HealthMine survey.

Read the full story at Executive Insight.

May 4, 2016

Although 60% of consumers who use digital health tools state they have an EHR, only 22% are accessing EHRs to help make medical decisions, according to a HealthMine survey. Fifty-five percent (55%) of users view EHRs as tools to simply "stay informed."

Read more at HIT Consultant.

May 2, 2016

Fifty-seven percent (57%) of consumers who use digital health tools say they have helped to lower their healthcare costs, according to a March/April HealthMine survey of 500 insured consumers. Seventy-six percent (76%) say their health apps/devices have made them healthier.

April 28, 2016

Three-quarters of consumers who use digital health said their health apps/devices led to direct health improvements, according to a HealthMine survey of 500 insureds. For those who reported that their health hadn’t changed after using digital health, the number one reason offered was infrequent use of health apps/devices.

April 27, 2016

Digital health start-ups raised a record $4.5 billion in funding in 2015, according to Rock Health. That's because digital health is not only increasing the quality and efficiency of healthcare, but also helping consumers obtain the best value for their healthcare dollar.

Read more at PE HUB.