Report Predicts Key Health IT Trends for 2016
The adoption and use of new health care technologies will help drive several new industry trends in 2016, according to an annual report from PricewaterhouseCoopers' Health Research Institute. The report predicted that in 2016, cybersecurity will be a concern for mobile health applications and connected medical devices as the threat from hackers increases. In addition, it predicted that primary and behavioral health care providers will increasingly use remote technology to better manage patients' mental health and directly connect with patients.
- "PwC: Smartphone-Connected Health Devices, Behavioral Health Are Top Health Care Trends for 2016" (Pai, MobiHealthNews, 12/10).