By Kevin Closson, M.S., MBA, Nerac Analyst,
Originally Published: November 6, 2015
The promise of telemedicine has received a considerable amount of attention over the past few years. Advocates say it will fundamentally transform what it means to receive healthcare. It’s a multi-billion dollar market and is set to grow rapidly.
But if telemedicine is so beneficial and so transformative, why is it that devices like FitBit mostly sit in a drawer unused just a few months after they’re purchased? Why don’t more diabetics use mobile apps to track their eating and blood sugar?
This article looks into some of the realities of the health sensing market.
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