The consumer role in healthcare is changing from passive to active. Changes in the health care industry are arming consumers with more knowledge and better tools to be more engaged than ever in their health. These changes are shifting the power dynamics and economics of the industry.
The Connected Health Summit, a two-day executive conference held September 4-5, 2014, at the Omni Hotel in San Diego, features Parks Associates’ in-depth consumer research as well as industry perspectives on the impact of connected devices, mobile health services, and new health reforms on service providers, connected device manufacturers, payors, and institutions in the digital health markets.
Understand how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is placing the consumer in charge of healthcare decisions
Learn how social networking, mobile, and apps are reshaping consumer interests and behaviors and affecting a growing number of industries including health & wellness
Hear emerging service provider strategies and business models integrating health monitoring and wellness
Network with leaders in the connected health industry with a specific focus on the consumer
Learn how new legislation shifts are increasing demand for telehealth products and services
Evaluate mobile infrastructure technologies enabling mobile health solutions
The inaugural Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers is the only event focused exclusively on the consumer-focused perspective of the fast-growing digital health/connected health market. The event provides industry players with in-depth analysis on the implications of the connected healthcare revolution – and the resulting consumerization of healthcare – for multiple industries:
Device makers and distributors
Insurance and health institutions
Software and app developers
Telecom and broadband service providers
Brands and merchants
Mobile infrastructure providers
Parks Associates has been studying the Digital Health Sector since 2006, analyzing the development of this market and the implication for multiple connected home industries. The agenda for Connected Health Summit reflects this long-term expertise, covering all aspects from back-end technology solutions and regulations to consumer-facing health devices and apps.