Survey: 77% of Medicare members use digital health tools

Seventy-seven percent of Medicare plan members use digital health tools, according to a HealthMine survey.

For the survey, the healthcare technology company asked 500 Medicare plan members about their attitudes toward digital health. However, in spite of high levels of digital health adoption, only 9 percent of respondents said their Medicare plan integrates information from these tools into their profiles.

Here are eight of the digital health tools respondents indicated they use.

1. Blood pressure monitor: 49 percent

2. Blood sugar monitor: 18 percent

3. Fitness, activity or steps tracker: 17 percent

4. EHR or EMR: 8 percent

5. Medication adherence or pill tracker: 7 percent

6. Heart rate monitor: 5 percent

7. Food or nutrition tracker: 5 percent

8. Sleep monitor: 3 percent

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