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eHealth: Applications and Major Vendors' Patent Deployment

eHealth: Applications and Major Vendors' Patent Deployment

In the face of an aging population and the rise of chronic diseases, governments around the world have been looking for solutions to reducing health care expenditures while maintaining medical service quality. eHealth, which provides electronic, digital, and automated medical services, is one of such solutions. This report provides an overview of eHealth applications and examines the relative R&D intensity and patent deployments of several established players in the industry, including Bosch, Medtronic, General Electric, Philips, Siemens, and Honeywell.


List of Companies

Abbott
Bodymedia
Boeing Company
Bosch Healthcare
Cardiac Science Corporation
Cardiocom
Carefusion 303
Cerner Innovation
Covidien
Draeger Medical Systems
General Electric
Healthtrio
Hill-Rom
Honeywell
IBM
Institute for Information Industry
Intel
Intouch Technologies
JPMorgan Chase Bank
Koninklijke Philips Electronics
Medapps
Medtronic
Microsoft
Pacesetter
Roche Diagnostics Operations
Samsung Electronics Co.
Searete
Siemens Medical Solution
Suntrust Bank
The Invention Science Fund
Visicu
Welch Allyn Protoco

  • MAJOR APPLICATIONS
    • E-prescribing
    • Electronic Health Care Records
    • Health Information Systems
    • Mobile Health
    • Telehealth/Telemedicine
      • Table Comparison of Different eHealth Services
  • PATENT MINING
    • Selecting a Patent Database
    • Identifying Search Keywords
    • Data Selection
    • Data Analysis
    • Analysis of Trends
      • Text Mining
        • Table Key Technology Fields Identified by Text Mining for eHealth Patents
      • Data Mining
      • Relative R&D Intensity
        • Table R&D Intensity Ranking of Top 30 Assignees in the Field of eHealth
  • VENDORS' PATENT DEPLOYMENT STRATEGIES
    • Technology Field Deployment Analysis
      • Table eHealth Assignees' Technology Field Deployment Analysis
    • Patent Index Analysis
      • Table Top 10 eHealth Patents in Terms of Citations and Patent Families
      • Table Matrix Analysis of 10 Most Important eHealth Patents
  • MIC PERSPECTIVE
    • End-User Applications Unchartered Territory for eHealth Patent Deployment
    • US Vendors at Higher R&D Intensity; European Vendors in Control of Key Patents
  • APPENDIX
    • Glossary of Terms
    • List of Companies

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