Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Mobile Medical News Weekly - Week of November 14, 2011

The Mobile Medical News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to medical mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.

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More than 50 percent of physicians use a smartphone for work purposes, according to a new study by IT industry association CompTIA. Read Original Content

Asia Pacific mobile health market will grow to almost $7 billion in 2017 at 70 pecent yearly. Growth of mobile health services in Asia Pacific is stimulating demand for connected devices and making the connected life a reality. Read Original Content

The Mayo Clinic and hospitals across the United States are getting creative with how they use mobile healthcare apps. Hospitals have found ways to survey patients, track pregnancies, record patient history and drive revenue using mobile apps. Read Original Content

The wireless monitoring device industry in the U.S. has doubled in the past four years to a present value of $7.1 billion. This number is expected to triple in the next four years, reaching $22.2 billion by 2015, according to Kalorama. Read Original Content

The global mobile health applications market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 24 percent from 2010 to 2014, according to research by Technavio. Read Original Content

A report by InMedica indicates the global market for telehealth is on course to top $1 billion by 2016, according to an InMedica news release. Read Original Content

The National Health Service released a mobile app in May 2011 and has received over 1 million downloads since. More people now access NHS Direct’s services online than they do over the phone. Read Original Content

Cisco Systems has introduced the latest version of its Cisco HealthPresence technology, a telehealth tool that can now be used with mobile carts, desktops, and laptops. Company officials say the added features will both satisfy doctors' needs, as well as position the technology to better compete in the growing telehealth market. Read Original Content

Cloud computing and managed services is the fastest growing area of telecom spending, according to a report by In-Stat. In-Stat estimates that healthcare public cloud computing spending will top $1 billion in 2013. Read Original Content

The global telemedicine market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 19 percent from 2010 to 2015, according to Bharat Book Bureau. Read Original Content

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