Wireless Health Market to Reach $38.51 Billion by 2016

Wireless Health Market to Reach $38.51 Billion by 2016

The report “Wireless Health Market (WLAN, WMAN, WPAN, Sensors, Smartphone, Tablet, PC, Mobile APPS) - Global Trends, Opportunities, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts Till 2016” as the name suggests, analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in North America (U.S. and Canada), Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, ROE), APAC (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia) and Rest of the World.

Wireless health comprises of advanced sensor technologies, wireless communications, and information technologies which aims at providing a better healthcare delivery. With affordable wireless information and communication technology and availability of inexpensive wireless-based laptops, portables and CD-ROM-based problem resolution and diagnostic technology, the value of wireless technology is clearly seen in improving service productivity, efficiency and profitability.

Though healthcare organizations have been slow to embrace wireless technology, more and more organizations are finding that they can save money and improve care with this technology, and as it eliminates the need for wired connections, it increases mobility of the patients and healthcare professionals, invariably improving treatment outcomes. The global wireless health market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 19.43% during the study period (2011-2016). In this report, the wireless health market is segmented on the basis of wireless technologies, handheld devices and mobile apps across their applications in healthcare amenities (hospitals, nursing homes), pharmaceuticals, medical and diagnostic laboratories, home care, telehealth and by physicians through various geographies.

North America led the global wireless health market with around 45% share in 2011; rising cost of healthcare and increasing demand for better healthcare services has lead to the adoption of advanced wireless solutions. In addition, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and U.S. healthcare reforms are boosting the adoption of healthcare IT systems.

The U.S. captures the largest market share of North America, and shows a remarkable growth opportunity. The second largest market is Europe, and Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing region with China capturing the largest market share of APAC region. Buy a copy of this report @: http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Purchase/purchase_report1.asp?id=551

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PROCURA’S HOME HEALTH SOLUTION ON IPAD QUICKLY BECOMING INFINITY HOME HEALTH SERVICES’ BEDSIDE IT STRATEGY

As one of the industry’s fastest growing home health care organizations, Infinity Home Health Services has a reputation for being a forerunner in the use of new technology. Guided by a mission to constantly enhance patient service by streamlining administrative processes, Infinity quickly recognized the opportunities inherent in using the Apple iPad* in conjunction with their existing Procura home health care software solution.

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Mobile and Wireless Healthcare News: Nearly 9 Million Kaiser Permanente Health Records Securely Available on Mobile Devices

Nearly 9 Million Kaiser Permanente Health Records Securely Available on Mobile Devices Healthcare IT and Technology News January 25 2012

Healthcare IT and Technology News January 25 2012.

Patient information securely available with a touch of a finger with new app and mobile-optimized kp.org.

Kaiser Permanente already has the largest electronic medical record system in the world. Today, the health care organization announced that 9 million Kaiser Permanente patients now can easily access their own medical information anywhere in the world on mobile devices through a mobile-optimized website. Kaiser Permanente has released a new app for Android devices, and users of other mobile devices, including the iPhone, can also get full access to that information from the Kaiser Permanente health record system with the mobile-optimized version of kp.org. An additional app for iPhone will be released in the coming months, but iPhone users can easily download a shortcut icon onto their home screens that will take them directly to the mobile-friendly kp.org with a touch of the finger.

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PROCURA ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF CONTINULINK

Procura, a leading provider of home care software in the United States, Canada and Australia, is pleased to announce the acquisition of U.S. based, ContinuLink Health Technologies (ContinuLink). The acquisition combines one of the fastest growing web-based, SaaS software solutions for home health care with Procura’s extensive industry experience and deep understanding of the unique needs of agencies from start-ups through to franchise-based organizations. Serving the full spectrum of home healthcare organizations in the Medicare, Medicaid, and Private Duty markets, the combined companies will deliver a range of innovative, industry-leading solutions that meet the needs of agencies of all sizes.

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Philips distributes simple solution for the reduction of environmental pathogens commonly found in health care facilities

Andover, Mass. – Royal Philips Electronics (AEX: PHI, NYSE: PHG) announced today an agreement with Lumalier Corporation to address the growing problem of microbial contamination in hospitals. At this year’s annual scientific meeting of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (APIC), Lumalier will showcase Tru-D, a total-room ultraviolet (UV) disinfector, which is now available directly to customers through Philips. Tru-D is an automated, no-touch, portable UV device that helps control pathogens known to contaminate environmental surfaces.

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PROCURA STRENGTHENS AUSTRALIAN TEAM WITH EXPERIENCED IT PROFESSIONAL, KEVIN BERRY

(August 9, 2011) Brisbane, QLD – Procura Healthcare Systems, leading providers of Aged and Community Care software designed to support health care professionals, proudly welcomes Kevin Berry as Australian Product Analyst. Focused on assessing market needs and providing a strategic view on product advancement in Australia, Berry will work closely with Australian customers and partners to identify market trends and monitor the impact of regulatory changes on the industry and on Procura’s software for Aged and Community Care.

A seasoned IT professional, in his prior roles as CIO, Applications Manager and Business Intelligence Manager, Berry managed business and IT projects for large Aged and Community Care providers in Queensland. Key projects have included developing and successfully implementing a range of strategic projects for an Aged Care, Child Care and Fostering organisation with 70 sites in Queensland and project managing the upgrade of the patient and clinical solution for one of the largest not-for-profit hospital groups in Australia.

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Procura

Your goal is to offer the very best in patient care. We provide you with the business solutions to make that possible.

As a professional in home health and community care, you are well aware of the challenges in today’s health care environment. While the quality of care is your main priority, you find your time and resources being drained by complex administrative, financial, and clinical processes. Vital to the health of your patient and your agency, these processes are meant to ensure a standard of documentation that enhances patient care while satisfying compliance regulations and facilitating financial decisions and procedures.

Are you managing your administrative, financial, and clinical processes or are they managing you?

Take control of your patient care and your bottom line now with Procura!

A comprehensive clinical, financial, and operational management software application, Procura is the business solution you have been seeking to effortlessly and seamlessly manage your organization’s processes. Fully supported and user-friendly, Procura offers the very best in health care information technology for homecare professionals.

How will you use Procura to reach your organizational goals?

Procura is proud to be an integral part of the Home and Community Care environments in the United StatesCanada, and Australia .

Click on your country name now to discover how Procura addresses your unique health care management and reporting needs!

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HTM Speaks With Warren Brown, President, Procura

Procura, offers its customers best-in-class software that Home Care and Hospice organizations in Canada, the U.S.A. and Australia use to streamline the management of their resources, and their administrative processes, optimize their financial and revenue cycle needs and maintain compliance in clinical documentation. Procura’s EHR and comprehensive records management serves the Strategic needs of Executive Management’s and the operational needs of staff, clients and partner organizations.

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Here We Grow Again

Here We Grow Again

Procura, leading providers of Aged and Community Care software, are pleased to welcome Garry Neale as General Manager of Procura Australia. Working closely with customers, industry experts and partners, Garry is responsible for leading the strategic vision that will further strengthen Procura’s Australian software solution. “Garry has substantial experience in leading high performance teams and I am impressed with his hands-on approach to supporting customer needs,” says Warren Brown,President of Procura Group of Companies.

“As Aged and Community care evolves with new requirements like Client Directed Care, we feel that Garry’s insight will be invaluable in directing our investment in Procura’s Australian solution to ensure it meets and exceeds the needs of our customers.” As General Manager of Procura Australia, Garry will work closely with the team to identify market trends, build relationships with flagship accounts and assist in business development.Acting as a liaison with industry and government bodies, Garry will monitor the regulatory changes in the industry and their impact on Procura’s solution.

A seasoned professional with over 20 years in the software industry and more than 16 years in Sales Leadership and General Management, Garry Neale comes to Procura with extensive experience in building and leading high performance sales teams and executing successful go-to-market strategies. In his past roles as General Manager, COO, Client Executive, and VP of Sales, Neale has played a key role in launching products and solutions into new regions and developing leading practice methodologies.

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Procura offers community care software that work to provide Canadians with the tools they need to stay up-to-date in the changing healthcare industry.  Community care agencies are constantly growing, as more elderly Canadians are choosing to age at home rather than in a facility. For this to be possible, agencies and community care workers need comprehensive software that can manage the operational, clinical and financial aspects of managing chronic conditions at patient's homes. Procura offers proven technology for both medical offices and patient's homes that will help elderly individuals stay in their communities.

Procura offers community care software that work to provide Canadians with the tools they need to stay up-to-date in the changing healthcare industry. Community care agencies are constantly growing, as more elderly Canadians are choosing to age at home rather than in a facility. For this to be possible, agencies and community care workers need comprehensive software that can manage the operational, clinical and financial aspects of managing chronic conditions at patient's homes.

Procura offers proven technology for both medical offices and patient's homes that will help elderly individuals stay in their communities.

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