Friday, February 17, 2012

Mobile Health News Weekly – February 13, 2012

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

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The worldwide mHealth market will grow to a revenue opportunity worth $23 billion by 2017, according to a new report conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers. Read Original Content

The global market for mobile health applications for smartphones is expected to nearly double in 2012, rising to $1.3 billion, according to a new report. Read Original Content

AT&T has launched a beta version of the AT&T Developer Center ForHealth, a cloud-based platform designed to help mobile health app developers create integrated applications. 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,

Auburn Community Health Clinic is now offering a new online appointment registration feature through a partnership with iTriage, a free mobile healthcare app that lets patients access medical information online and from their smartphones. Read Original Content

Google allegedly is planning to unveil a medical category for apps in the Android Marketplace, according to Read Original Content

ComScore has found that "Health Information" is the fastest growing segment on the mobile web, growing 134 percent over the past year. Read Original Content

Health plan Kaiser Permanente has launched an Android version of its electronic health record platform to allow patients to access their medical data on the popular Google-powered devices. Read Original Content

UnitedHealth Group’s Optum division has announced it has created the first of its kind healthcare cloud environment with a healthcare app store. The goal is to boost collaboration among doctors, caregivers and patients as well as enable innovation in healthcare, all of which will lead to better care for patients. Read Original Content

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.