mHealth: Top Stories in The World of Mobile Health

Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch been monitoring in recent days. Consumers are ready for a complete mobile health solution From Sleep Genius to Fitbit, groundbreaking mobile apps and technologies are improving our health and changing our lives in ways never previously imagined. …   Read More

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mHealth Top Stories in The World of Mobile HealthHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch been monitoring in recent days.

From Sleep Genius to Fitbit, groundbreaking mobile apps and technologies are improving our health and changing our lives in ways never previously imagined. But is it time for these leading solutions to unite and provide an ultimate wearable mHealth solution to benefit the mobile masses?

It’s a promising sign for the future of health IT and the increasingly inextricable link between mobile and healthcare. In particular, science and tech companies are stepping up their investments in the health IT space. And it’s happening at a fast clip in local markets across the nation.

Technology Business Research Inc., a leading independent technology market research and consulting firm, is out with a new report which projects that spending at large North American healthcare organizations will increase exponentially through next year.

The latest projections from ABI Research suggest that the global market for wearable wireless devices in sports and healthcare will approach 170 million units by 2017. As it turns out, Apple may play a critical role in driving that immense growth.

mHealth innovators and visionaries are turning to crowdsourcing platforms with greater frequency to help bring their creative and potentially groundbreaking ideas to fruition. California-based Eclipse Breast Health Technologies is the latest company to bring its vision to Indiegogo, launching a crowd-funding campaign that seeks to raise $650,000 by October 3rd.

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