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Only 17% of People Rank Health-Related Sectors as Most Innovative

Americans are flagging the need for more healthcare innovation, according to a recent Klick Health survey of 1,012 adults, conducted by Maru/Matchbox.

According to a report summary provided to MHW, only 17% of consumers polled in the 2017 Klick Health Consumer Survey on Healthcare Innovation currently perceive health-related industries as being the most innovative, out of 18 industries examined.

Specifically, pharmaceuticals & biotech, health & wellness, and hospital sectors lagged considerably in perceived innovation behind consumer electronics, telecommunications, and media & entertainment.
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Visionaries Need Apply: Aetna Foundation Launches Challenge to Fund Innovative ‘Real World Results’ Health Technologies

Visionaries Need Apply Aetna Foundation Launches Challenge To Fund Innovative Real World Results Health TechnologiesWhere have all the visionaries gone?

One thing’s for sure: many of them are in Washington, D.C. this week for the 2014 mHealth Summit.

A highlight for mHealthWatch was an interview with Dr. Garth Graham, president of the Aetna Foundation, whose organization has just presented a major challenge to health technology companies everywhere.

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