Thursday, October 11, 2012

Mobile Health News Weekly-Week of October 7, 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 global patient monitoring systems market has been forecast to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 6.04 percent over the period between 2011 and 2015. Read Original Content.

Preventice has found that about 2.2 million patients globally are using wireless monitoring, a figure estimated to approach 5 million by 2015. The company also said the global patient monitoring market will reach $9.3 billion by 2014. Read Original Content.

The mobile health industry is expected to grow from $1.7 billion in 2010 to $5.7 billion in 2015, according to estimates from Dallas-based market research firm Parks Associates. Read Original Content.

Antenna Software provides a complete cloud-based enterprise mobility suite that enables both IT pros and business executives alike to create and manage mobile apps, websites and content across the entire business.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by Antenna Software.

According to New York-based market research firm, GlobalData, the worldwide mobile healthcare market in 2011 was around $1.2 billion, the MH reporter wrote. By 2018, it is poised to hit $11.8 billion. Read Original Content.
According to Mashable, there are currently about 40,000 mobile health apps available for tablets and smartphones, and over 500 health projects worldwide that have a mobile emphasis. Read Original Content.

The mobile health, or mHealth, app market in the U.S. is expected to reach $1.3 billion in revenue this year, nearly double last year's $718 million, according to a report by Research2guidance. Read OriginalContent.

According to a recent Health Care Global article, the Global wireless health market is projected to be worth over $38 Billion by 2016. ReadOriginal Content.

The number of people using mobile devices such as the iPhone to access health resources like WebMD's apps grew 125 percent in 2011 from the previous year, according to a report by digital market intelligence firm ComScore. Read Original Content.

Founded in 1979, DSI is a global provider of Enterprise Mobility Solutions®, helping companies worldwide increase productivity and profitability regardless of data source, device type, operating system or network connectivity.  DSI serves clients globally through its offices in Australia, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by DSI.

A study shows that Indians expect mHealth to have the largest impact on healthcare, with 60 percent of Indians feeling that widespread adoption of mHealth services is inevitable in the near future, and 92 percent of physicians in that country expected mHealth to have a huge presence in the nation within three years. Read Original Content.

Mayo Medical Laboratories is introducing two mobile applications for iPhones and iPads, allowing physicians and pathologists access to clinical laboratory expertise from Mayo Clinic. Read Original Content.

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