Data-driven mobile health tools, machine learning and artificial intelligence all play a role in population health management; however, the health care sector still faces some hurdles related to its adoption, including lack of access to data and information exchange, said Cynthia Burghard, research director at IDC Health Insights. The first step is accessing the data, said Burghard, adding that "most consumers are OK with using remote devices and doing virtual visits with their doctors, and the industry is beginning to reimburse providers for those services," which could help boost the adoption of data-driven devices.
Expert cites role of data analytics in population health management
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