Neilsen Report:  Hacking Health - How Consumers Use Smartphones and Wearable Tech to Track Their Health.  April 16, 2014.  A snapshot on who is using wearable technology for healthcare reasons. 

12-Point Review of Population Health Management Companies a seminal competitive matrix for the healthcare vertical.  April 2014.  Dale Sanders VP of Strategy for Health Catalyst starts answering, what is population health and what's the right population health management approach for your organization?

Report: Top Ten Patient Safety Concerns for Healthcare Organizations. April, 2014.  This 24 page study discusses a broad list of risks to the patient.

Return on Investment for RemotePatient Monitoring - Developing the Model - Report and Case Studies. April, 2014: The Center for Connected Health (CCH) and the Center for Technology and Aging (CTA) developed a return on investment model for health care organizations to evaluate intrinsic financial benefits of remote patient monitoring

The Center for Technology and Aging News - The New Era of Connected Aging: April, 2014: A Framework for Understanding Technologies that Support Older Adults in Aging in Place.  A good overview of the categories of technology that are helping seniors age in place and cross the digital divide.

Pew Research: Older Adults and Technology Use.  April 3, 2014:  Adoption is increasing but many remain isolated from life.  Once seniors go online it becomes an integral part of their life.

Pew Research: Family Caregivers are Wired for Health. June 2013:  The Pew Internet & American Life Project is an initiative of the Pew Research Center, a nonprofit “fact tank” that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. An excellent report glean from over 3,000 adults.

The New Era of Connected Aging: A Framework for Understanding Technologies that Support Older Adults in Aging in Place.  April, 2013: From the Center for Technology and Aging, a good survey of applications and devices for monitoring health and the home environment and connecting with a community of caregivers. 

Healthcare Provider Survey Executive Summary on BYOD Mobile Strategy, January, 2013: A snapshot survey of 200 healthcare professionals – 36 percent from hospitals and health systems - shows that we are less than half of respondents are incorporating the use of personal mobile devices in their organizations. 

Physician adoption of health information technology: Implications for medical practiceleaders and business partners is a 2013 Deloitte survey of 613 physicians that found 43 percent of doctors use smartphones or tablets for clinical purposes, which the firm suggested included EHR access, e-prescribing, and physician-to-physician communication. Of the 57 percent of physicians that do not use their mobile devices for clinical purposes, 44 percent said that their work doesn’t provide mobile devices and they’re unwilling to use their own, 29 percent were concerned about patient privacy, and 26 percent said the apps and programs available weren’t suited to their needs. However, 22 percent of the non-users indicated a plan to use mobile health technology in the future.

Linkage Technology Survey: Age 65 to 100 Extending Technology Past the Boomers. Februrary 2012:  This survey, although slightly dated, provides guidance to vendors and stakeholders about where seniors are as of 2013 in terms of their utilization of technologies.  The survey population encompasses 122,000 individuals residing in one of the following: low income housing, independently owned homes, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living communities and nursing homes.