The State of the Connected Patient

These are just a few of the news stories inspired by Salesforce’s February 2015 study on The State of the Connected Patient.

CIO Today

Salesforce Finds Health Care Lags in Customer Engagement Tools

With all the fitness wearables hitting the market, there’s still a demand for more sophisticated connected patient technologies. Salesforce’s “2015 State of the Connected Patient” report gives us a glimpse into how consumers are interfacing with health-related technology and how health care providers can improve patient care by leveraging their use of CRM tools to manage customer/patient relationships… Read more.

Source: CIO Today | Jennifer LeClaire


Health Data Management

How Connected Are Providers, Patients?

Consumer relationship management vendor Salesforce in January commissioned Harris Poll to conduct a survey assessing the degree to which patients and their physicians are electronically connected. Responses from 1,700 adults found serious inefficiencies in use of information technologies to better coordinate care between patients and physicians… Read more.

Source: Health Data Management | February 11, 2015


Government Health IT

Doctors not adopting technology fast enough for patients

Americans with health insurance are for the most part satisfied with their care, but are using antiquated methods to manage their health, and in the future, healthcare providers may feel pressure to use more modern technologies from the next generation of patients. That’s according to research from… Read more.

Source: Government Health IT | February 16, 2015


MedCity News

Salesforce survey: Millennials want telehealth and mobile apps

Just ahead of the closing enrollment period for Obamacare, tech behemoth Salesforce released a report titled “The State of the Connected Patient 2015,” detailing the potentially huge shift in how patients interact with their providers, particularly younger patients, and how technology might help improve connectivity… Read more.

Source: MedCity News | Dan Verel | February 18, 2015



Report: Patients prefer to connect with providers in person, over the phone

Despite the plethora of technologies available to help patients connect with their care providers, most still prefer to communicate in person or over the phone, according to Salesforce’s “2015 State of the Connected Patient” report… Read more.

Source: FierceHealthIT | Katie Dvorak | February 12, 2015