Survey: Americans like the benefits of at-home devices

11/30/2010 | Healthcare IT News

A GfK Roper survey conducted for Practice Fusion showed that three in five chronic disease patients in the U.S. believe the use of medical devices designed for home use would improve their conditions and that 62% of the respondents believe communicating with their physicians via the use of home-based technologies also would improve their health. "Home medical devices can save the health care system money and also enable patients to live more independently while managing their chronic conditions," said Practice Fusion CEO Ryan Howard.

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