14 key trends from HealthMine’s recent digital health report that examines how consumers are using digital health tools and how it impacts their lives.
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Here are the main trends to know from the report :
- The most popular digital health tools today are fitness and exercise apps (50%). Disease management, smoking cessation and telemedicine have the lowest adoption of all digital health tools.
- Digital health users are engaged with their digital health tools. Fifty-nine percent (59%) use their digital health devices/apps at least once per day, and 89% say their digital health tools are easy to use. What’s more, 83% say it is easy to understand the data/ measurements from their digital health devices/apps.
- 76% who use digital health tools say they improve health, and 57% say digital health tools lower their healthcare costs.
- 88% of digital health users are planning to use more apps/devices in the near future, with stress apps and smart scales in the highest demand
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