Friday, December 1, 2017

Could Technology Be What Finally Lowers Healthcare Costs?

With all of the political intensity over which health care system would lower costs the most, the latest innovations in technology show the potential to drastically decrease America’s expenditures on health care.

When it comes to solving problems like obesity and diabetes, “an app or a wearable device that persuades people to walk a certain distance every day would be far cheaper for insurers and governments to provide than years of visits to doctors, hospitals and drugs.”

Because lowering levels of obesity lowers costs, investors finally see opportunities in a traditionally “over-regulated and expensive” industry.

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