Sleep therapy devices lead in remote monitoring, study says
GOTHENBURG, Sweden – Remote monitoring of patients with cardiac rhythm management devices and sleep therapy devices accounted for 81% of all connected home medical monitoring systems in 2015, according to a new study from Berg Insight. Additionally, sleep therapy devices accounted for the majority of the market growth in 2015, the report states. “ResMed was especially successful with its new Air Solutions family of sleep therapy devices that includes a cellular M2M module as standard and is supported by a range of health informatics software that enables healthcare organizations to provide better care more efficiently,” the report states. ResMed has surpassed Medtronic as the world’s largest provider of connected healthcare solutions for remote patient monitoring in 2015, according to the report. Overall, the number of remotely monitored patients grew by 51% to 4.9 million in 2015 as the market entered a growth phase fuelled by rising acceptance in key vertical markets, the report states.