Healthcare consumers today commonly are shopping online for insurance, digitally tracking fitness and diet goals, getting health incentives from employers and emailing with physicians. But thats simple online activity compared with technology coming in the next few years, according to a new report from Accenture.
The consultancy predicts hospital patients requesting a blanket or pain medication via their smartphone, sharing information with all providers with a single click, getting a streamlined and understood bill, and even receiving a real-time text alert if blood pressure rises. Health insurers will get in the game as well by offering plans with financial incentives for using wearable health devices that include analytics.
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