NCPA - National Center for Policy Analysis

Connected Care Cuts Costs; But Can It Overcome Inertia?

December 7, 2015

"Connected care" refers to a large and growing portfolio of digital tools, from video consultations with psychiatrists to in-home sensors passively detecting when a senior falls to devices that measure diabetics' blood glucose and send messages to their families' or doctors' smartphones when intervention might be needed. These technologies cut costs. Yet, uptake so far has been limited, writes NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham.


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