Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Mobile Health News Weekly – Week of May 4, 2014

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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According to MarketsandMarkets.com, the global cardiac monitoring and cardiac rhythm management market was worth $18.4 billion in the year 2012.  Read Original Content

Analysts forecast the Global Remote Patient Monitoring market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 15.44 percent over the period 2013-2018, according to Research and Markets.  Read Original Content

The global mobile health monitoring and diagnostic medical devices market was valued at $0.65 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 43.3 percent from 2013 to 2019, reaching $8.03 billion in 2019.  Read Original Content

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In 2013 the health IT sector raised $2.2 billion through venture and other institutional investment, up 40 percent from 2012.  Read Original Content

Doctors are Googling a lot more than you might think. A majority of physicians (78 percent) who responded to a survey from MedData said they use search engines to help them make clinical decisions.  Read Original Content
Consumer-focused health technology companies raised $398 million from 103 investment deals in the first quarter of 2014, according to a report from Mercom Capital Group.  Read Original Content

While only four percent of healthcare providers adopted the cloud in 2011, use of the vertical cloud is now growing by 20 percent annually, according to MarketandMarkets.  Read Original Content

Investment in digital health topped $1.35 billion in the first quarter of 2014, according to new report from StartUp Health.  Read Original Content

According to Mobiquity, 70 percent of respondents to a 1,000 participant study use apps on a daily basis to track calorie intake and monitor physical activities, just 40 percent actually share their data and insights with their doctors.  Read Original Content

The massive amount of data being collected on mobile healthcare devices will lead to big data initiatives among providers, payers and device makers, says a new ABI Research report.  Read Original Content

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