Thursday, January 12, 2012

Mobile Health News Weekly - Week of January 9, 2012

The Mobile Health 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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The m-Health market earned revenues of $230 million in 2010 and is estimated to reach $392 million in 2015, according to a new report from research firm Frost & Sullivan. Read Original Content

According to the latest research, the global telemedicine market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of around 19 percent during 2010 to 2015. Read Original Content

Research company Technavio predicts that the global mobile health applications market will reach $4.1 billion by 2014, up from $1.7 billion in 2010. Read Original Content

Webalo technology eliminates the need for traditional mobile application development tools and custom programming to provide in hours, instead of weeks or months, mobile access to the specific enterprise data and functions that smartphone and tablet users rely on to do their jobs.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by Webalo, www.webalo.com.

WebMD, the leading source of health information has released a new WebMD Baby App for iPhone and iPod touch, a free mobile application for parents looking for medical advice for their children. Read Original Content

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Berg Insight projects the market for remote patient monitoring equipment will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 18 percent from 2010 to 2016, reaching a total of 4.9 million patient connections globally by the end of that period. Read Original Content

New research from Frost & Sullivan predicts that remote patient monitoring will continue to play a significant role in transforming healthcare. Their research shows that the market will rise to $294.9 million by 2015. Read Original Content

About 76 percent of small and medium sized medical and dentals offices plan to purchase tablets in the next year, according to research firm NPD Group. Each of these offices is expected to spend on average $6,800 on mobile devices. Read Original Content

According to PEW Research, 10 percent of all smartphone users have a health app on their device and by 2015 this will increase to 33 percent of mobile users who have downloaded health apps. Read Original Content


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Kevin Benedict, Independent Mobile Industry Analyst, Consultant and SAP Mentor Volunteer
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Full Disclosure: I am an independent mobility analyst, consultant and blogger. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.