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Not all Hype, Just Some: Research Advises not to Discount Digital Health

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Frost & Sullivan premieres exclusive research at Digital Health Summer Summit 2014

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interest in the digital health space is increasing with opportunities and growth resulting from healthcare changes and technology innovation. This sector is becoming, if not already, a top growth opportunity as the U.S. healthcare system modernizes to become more affordable and transparent and as acceleration increases, driven by increased integration of electronic medical records, a more connected and savvy consumer and cloud based, and software as a service delivery models. Since increased market interest has led to the rapid expansion of mobile and wearable technology, it has been of an even greater importance to identify key areas of real growth within digital health.

"Digital health is a sector with diverse opportunities and challenges alike," said Frost & Sullivan Connected Health Global Program Director Daniel Ruppar (@DanielRuppar). "We are still at a critical time where tech innovation, business models, workflow integration, solution awareness and other factors key to success are not yet aligned, and many areas are overhyped. Deep understanding of current and future markets is vital for companies seeking to enter or expand interests in this area - one central for healthcare system transformation."

Ruppar will address these issues and more during his session at Digital Health Summer Summit 2014 (, June 18-20, 2014, in San Francisco, Calif. His presentation, "The Market Report: Top Growth Opportunities in Digital Health," is on day two of the conference and will provide tangible insights on key telehealth and health IT markets, a current market view of merging consumer and provider generated data in decision making, and markets that have the greatest opportunity for growth through 2024.  

"Digital health is a complex field.  It is about saving lives, helping people remain in their own homes longer and be active longer," said Digital Health Summer Summit Producer Jill Gilbert. "The summit provides an ideal forum for discovering key opportunities and growth potential that will help digital health businesses succeed in furthering these goals."

Attendees come to learn and be inspired, network and cross-pollinate ideas with innovators and key industry players in a two day conference showcasing the latest digital health innovations from the point of view of the industry's most brilliant thinkers and doers. Whether it's during a Master Class, case study or an in-depth panel discussion, the packed-full agenda will provide decision-makers and entrepreneurs with the valuable tools, best practices, and evidenced-based how-to's to grow a successful digital health company–seizing all the opportunities this market has to offer.

The conference is suited for healthcare providers and professionals, healthcare and fitness device/technology companies, policymakers, pharmaceutical executives, insurers and payers, venture capitalists, angel investors, and other vested financial players, as well as media and analysts, academia, students, startups, and those looking to expand into digital health and fitness.

The partnership with Digital Health Summer Summit is part of Frost & Sullivan's Connected Health (, Growth Partnership Service program. Connect with Frost & Sullivan on social media, including Twitter, Facebook, SlideShare, and LinkedIn, for the latest news and updates.

About Living in Digital Times
Living in Digital Times produces conferences and exhibits throughout the year that bring together the most knowledgeable leaders and the latest innovations that intersect technology and lifestyle. Among their many goals is to help companies understand what it means to be a consumer in today's digital world and stay a step ahead in identifying key trends in their given marketplace. Among the conferences Living in Digital Times produces is Digital Health Summer Summit, providing valuable tools, best practices, and evidenced-based how-to's to grow a successful digital health company.  Exploring the most pressing–and sometimes controversial–questions that face the industry today, the Summer Summit provides a unique forum for industry veterans to share their hard-learned lessons and insider tips on this multifaceted, fast-growing market.

About Frost & Sullivan
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