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Ten Trends shaping the mHealth Apps Market

Posted by: | Posted 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…

Seven Healthcare Technology Predictions From a Health Entrepreneur

Posted by: | Posted 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

Posted by: | Posted 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…

mHealth Market Predicted to Hit $26 Billion by 2017

Posted by: | Posted 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

Posted by: | Posted 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…

Three Top Challenges for mHealth

Posted by: | Posted on: March 5, 2013

An editorial in PLOS Medicine argues that the wide adoption of mobile health technologies face three major obstacles.
The first is interoperability, that is, the ability of an app…

What is mHealth? Where Cheap Technology, Payment Reform, and Big Data Meet

Posted by: | Posted on: March 3, 2013

A few weeks back I had a cold. When I called the doctor’s office, they scheduled a time for the doctor to call me on the phone rather than scheduling…

Evidence to Support Scale up of mHealth Initiatives is Lacking

Posted by: | Posted on: February 14, 2013

The World Bank reports that there have been more than 500 pilot studies of mHealth initiatives, but none of them have established a foundation for an evidence-based scale-up according to…

Top Five Soundbites From the Burrill Digital Health Meeting

Posted by: | Posted on: February 12, 2013

I have attended the Burrill Digital Health Meeting every year since it started four years ago, and I found this year’s event to include the usual mix of practical advice…

Venture Capital Investment in mHealth for 2012 Totaled $907.7 Million

Posted by: | Posted on: January 17, 2013

Venture capital investment in the mHealth sector totaled $907.7 million for 2012 according to data compiled by Mobile Health Market News. Investment during the fourth quarter of 2012 came to…