July 31, 2014

Markets & Trends

Total U.S. Clinical Mobility Spending Forecast to Reach $5.4 Billion by 2016

By: On July 24, 2013

IDC Health Insights in their most recently released report U.S. Clinical Mobility 2011–2016  projects that spending for clinical mobility hardware, services, and software will grow to $5.4 billion in 2016, up…


Ten Trends shaping the mHealth Apps Market

By: On July 24, 2013

According to a 31-page report by Research2Guidance entitled Mobile Health Trends and Figures 2013-2017 ten trends will shape the mHealth market until 2017.
Based on feedback from 324 mHealth leaders…


mHealth Monitoring Offers Global Healthcare Cost-savings Opportunity by 2018

By: On July 20, 2013

In a recently released report entitled Mobile Health and Fitness, Juniper Research projects that the mHealth services will generate cost savings of $36 billion over the next five years under…


A Framework for Addressing Global mHealth Privacy Laws

By: On June 30, 2013

With the proliferation of mobile phones and their increasing use in healthcare services, issues related to (1) data privacy and security and (2) the protection of individual health information are…


Seven Healthcare Technology Predictions From a Health Entrepreneur

By: On June 24, 2013

Venture beat’s guest post this week was written by HealthTap’s Head of Products, Sean Mehra, in which he offers his seven predictions on where healthcare is headed.
1. Democratization of…


Insurers are Critical to mHealth Adoption

By: On June 20, 2013

Insurance companies are increasingly using mHealth technologies to promote the health of their policy holders. Their focus is on using apps to support behavorial changes that promote health, using personalized…


Bluetooth Chipset Shipments for Health & Fitness is Set for Growth

By: On June 15, 2013

ON World recently projected a 500% increase in the adoption of mobile sensing health and fitness products in the next five years. Bluetooth Smart will be central to this growth…


Mobile Sensor For Health and Wellness Apps to reach $1.4 Billion by 2017

By: On May 30, 2013

ON World, a global technology research firm, issued a report entitled Mobile Sensing Health and Wellness discussing how mobile sensing technologies are changing the healthcare industry. These sensing technologies allow…


mHealth Market Predicted to Hit $26 Billion by 2017

By: On March 8, 2013

A new report predicts that the market for mHealth apps will hit $26 billion by 2017. The report, published by research2guidance, a Berlin-based consultancy, says that more than 3 million…


Lower Income Patients Express Interest in eHealth Tools

By: On March 6, 2013

In a recent study of lower-income patients at six clinics operated by the San Francisco Department of Public Health, 71% of respondents indicated they were interested in communicating electronically with…