Are You Plugged in to mHealth?

With each passing day, it’s getting more and more difficult to separate mobile technology from modern healthcare. In fact, mHealth will continue to grow at a staggering pace over the next four years, a new trend report from Research and Markets shows. With a projected compound annual growth rate of 61%, the mHealth market will …   Read More

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Are You Plugged in to mHealthWith each passing day, it’s getting more and more difficult to separate mobile technology from modern healthcare.

In fact, mHealth will continue to grow at a staggering pace over the next four years, a new trend report from Research and Markets shows.

With a projected compound annual growth rate of 61%, the mHealth market will reach $26 billion in value by 2017.

It goes without saying that mHealth is big news… and only getting bigger.

To help keep the masses informed of the ongoings in mHealth, MMW’s sister site – mHealthWatch – has emerged as a valuable resource worth checking out.

If you haven’t been to the site lately, here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that mHealthWatch has been monitoring in recent days.

According to a new IDC Health Insights Report, clinical mobility spending in the United States is expected to grow from $2.9 billion in 2011 to $5.4 billion in 2016, a compound annual growth rate of 12.7%.

According to the findings of a new report released Wednesday by digital health research firm Parks Associates, more than 50% of U.S. broadband households with access to online services such as prescription refills, real-time video calls with a doctor, or appointments use these services.

On Wednesday, The American Telemedicine Association launched an open call for presenters at ATA 2014. As it turns out, the world’s largest meeting and tradeshow focusing on telemedicine, telehealth and mHealth needs a few experts in mHealth to present at the event.

When it comes to treating stroke victims, providing prompt and highly specialized care is critical to mitigating damage and improving chances for an expedited recovery. In that effort, telemedicine is helping tremendously.

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