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Genomics: Regulatory Trends

Direct-to-consumer testing is driving the genomics market. The rapid growth of the market has historically been accompanied by regulatory limitations on the extent of consumer health information these services can…

Genomics: Technology Trends

Companies such as Color Population Health, Helix OpCo LLC, Invitae Corp, and Sema4 are now using next-generation sequencing technology in genomics. This enables them to perform direct-to-consumer genetic testing. These…

Patient Consumerism: Timeline

Patient consumerism brings the focus to consumer rights. With the rise of mobile health applications (mHealth apps), wearable technologies, and telemedicine, patients are well-situated to make the best choice for…

Patient Consumerism: Regulatory Trends

Telehealth growth in the past has previously been hampered by low reimbursement, as Medicare would provide very low coverage for telehealth services. HIPAA regulations that force doctors to only perform…

Patient Consumerism: Macroeconomic Trends

With the rise of patient consumerism in respect of mobile health applications (mHealth apps), wearable technologies, and telemedicine, patients are well situated to make the best choice for their own…

Patient Consumerism: Technology Trends

Patient Consumerism relies on the coming together of several different technologies – including mobile health applications (mHealth apps), wearable technology, and telemedicine – where some and not others may be…