Growth spurt in spending on disease-management technology

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Quick View. Posted March 23, 2009

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2008 $108.8 million
2009 $141.6 million
2010 $213.3 million
2011 $329.7 million
2012 $414.9 million
2013 $461.9 million

Use of home monitoring systems is increasing, and expected to fuel an upswing in the personal health technology sector.

Forecasts suggest the number of patients using disease-management technologies will grow exponentially over the next few years. A recent study by the market research firm Parks Associates projects that revenue will rise from about $100 million in 2008 to more than $460 million in 2013.

Source: "Disease Management Industry and High-Tech Adoption," Parks Associates, February (link)

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