DALLAS, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Research firm Parks Associates today announced the 2021 schedule and topics for the eighth annual Connected Health Summit: Consumer Engagement and Innovation, with virtual sessions and networking opportunities taking place January 27, April 14, June 30, August 31-September 1, and December 1. The first session of 2021, “New Connected Health Use Cases: Impact of COVID-19,” takes place January 27, 12:30 PM -2:30 CT, featuring a visionary presentation from Tyto Care and the University of Miami Health System and an interactive executive session with Electronic Caregiver.
Parks Associates reports that in 2Q 2020, connected health device ownership reached 42% of US broadband households, steadily rising from 33% in 3Q 2015. Sixteen percent of US broadband households own three or more connected health or wellness devices, up from just 7% in 2019. Health device ownership is particularly strong among Apple users—49% of iPhone users own a connected health product, compared to 34% of Android users. Additionally, 41% of US broadband households reported using a telehealth service in the past 12 months.
“With 34% of US broadband households very interested in telehealth services that would allow them to share data from their medical devices, including more than 60% of device owners, the market is ripe for new healthcare solutions,” said Elizabeth Parks, President, Parks Associates. “Connected health devices provide the vital sign data so critical to expanding the potential of remote care. We are excited to announce our focus for this year’s events, where we will bring industry technology leaders together regularly throughout the year.”
Connected Health Summit: Consumer Engagement and Innovation features multiple research presentations and interactive sessions throughout 2021 focused on key topics in the connected health space. The conference includes special virtual networking events to connect, share insights, and discuss the immediate, near-term, and long-term impact of COVID-19 and other trends on the consumer healthcare market.
The agenda for each Connected Health Summit session features visionary speakers, interactive panel discussions, and research analyst presentations. Topics:
Wednesday, January 27
New Connected Health Use Cases: Impact of COVID-19
Wednesday, April 14
Leveraging the Smart Home for a Healthy Home
Seniors and Caretakers: Serving A Massive Population at Home
Wednesday, June 30
Personalization in Connected Health: Impact of AI
Tuesday, August 31
Virtual Health and Remote Monitoring
Connected Health Business Models
Wednesday, September 1
Independent Living: Opportunity for Smart Home Platforms
Tech Giants: Driving Healthcare Innovation
Wednesday, December 1
Interoperability and Health Data
Parks Associates is accepting submissions to speak at www.parksassociates.com/chs-speak.
About Connected Health Summit
Parks Associates’ eighth annual Connected Health Summit is a virtual executive conference focused on the impact of connected devices and IoT healthcare solutions on consumers at home.
Connected Health Summit provides insights on new business models, IoT technologies, consumer behaviors, and deployments relevant to consumer healthcare solutions. The conference addresses opportunities for new solutions, including smart home platforms, on-demand services, voice assistants, and wearables, to empower consumers, caregivers, and providers with new insight into patient health and to meet the growing demand for services in independent living, chronic care management, remote access to care, and wellness and fitness. www.connectedhealthsummit.com
SOURCE Parks Associates