On-site professional healthcare monitoring wearables, such as those by Philips Healthcare, allow medical professionals to work with a larger base of patients, as the devices continuously update doctors throughout the day on patients' vitals and overall conditions without the need for physical check-ins. The wearables also, in effect, help to ensure that doctors do not overlook any slight changes in condition before granting patients release.
Beyond the hospital, remote patient monitoring wearables, such as blood pressure monitors and telemedicine products by A&D Medical, then provide healthcare professionals with continued access to their patients' health, which would have otherwise been inaccessible once they left the confines of the hospital. As such, doctors can now, like with on-site treatment, monitor their patients' conditions and better diagnose any treatment adjustments that may be necessary on the path to recovery.
A&D Medical, Medtronic, Nonin Medical, and Philips Healthcare lead the market, with startups like Fatigue Science, Health Care Originals, and Qardio beginning to challenge the incumbents and diversify the competitive landscape in offering solutions to treat specific medical conditions.
"Remote patient monitoring devices will see strong growth of nearly 35% by 2021, and will take up a 60% share of the patient monitoring market as healthcare professionals embrace the benefits that come with the ability to remotely and continuously monitor patients' vitals," concludes Lawrence.
These findings are part of ABI Research's Patient Monitoring Wearables in Healthcare (https://www.abiresearch.com/market-research/product/1025761-patient-monitoring-wearables-in-healthcare/) report.
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