As Healthcare Becomes a Value Proposition for the Smart Home, Navigant Research Expects a Range of Opportunities for Stakeholders

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new report from Navigant Research examines the emerging digital health industry, with a focus on how the Internet of Things (IoT) is disrupting healthcare and moving it to the home.

As global demand and cost for healthcare continue to rise, providers and patients are looking to technology for cost-effective solutions. A variety of smart home technologies that leverage the IoT are helping to lower costs and improve patient care by engaging consumers with real-time information through web portals and mobile apps, as well as other innovations. Click to tweet: According to a new report from @NavigantRSRCH, opportunities for stakeholders are increasing as healthcare becomes an emerging value proposition for the smart home.

“The nexus of IoT and health ultimately puts power in the hands of consumers and enables self care,” says Paige Leuschner, research analyst with Navigant Research. “This has the potential to revolutionize the healthcare industry and contribute to the emergence of healthcare as a value proposition for the smart home, creating opportunities for a range of stakeholders to capitalize on.”

According to the report, now is the time for industry players—from technology startups to service providers to large tech incumbents—to find innovative ways to engage consumers, explore new business models, and create new revenue streams in the home.

The report, Capitalizing on the Nexus of IoT and Home Healthcare, discusses how the convergence of smart home value propositions provides new opportunities for stakeholders to introduce innovative digital health solutions to bring efficiencies and enhancements to a traditional market. It also provides recommendations on how players in the smart home and health industries can address the smart home lifestyle and seize digital health market opportunity while there is momentum. An Executive Summary of the report is available for free download on the Navigant Research website.

About Navigant Research

Navigant Research, the dedicated research arm of Navigant, provides market research and benchmarking services for rapidly changing and often highly regulated industries. In the energy sector, Navigant Research focuses on in-depth analysis and reporting about global clean technology markets. The team’s research methodology combines supply-side industry analysis, end-user primary research and demand assessment, and deep examination of technology trends to provide a comprehensive view of the Energy Technologies, Utility Transformations, Transportation Efficiencies, and Buildings Innovations sectors. Additional information about Navigant Research can be found at www.navigantresearch.com.

About Navigant

Navigant Consulting, Inc. is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.

 

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