Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Kevin Benedict's Mobile Health News Weekly – Week of March 22, 2015

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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More than 100,000 health apps are available in the iTunes and Google Play stores, according to Research2guidance, a mobile market research firm. By 2017, it estimates the market for such tools will be $26 billion.  Read Original Content

An estimated seven in ten U.S. adults say they track at least one health indicator, and 21 percent of this group use some form of technology to track their health data, according to data from the Pew Research Center.  Read Original Content

The IMS Institute of Healthcare Informatics analyzed more than 40,000 healthcare applications available in the US version of the Apple App Store. The goal was to determine the value they provide to a patient’s health. The study found that of the apps examined, only 16,275 are directly linked to patient care and treatment.  Read Original Content

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Doc Halo, LLC a leading developer of mobile apps for healthcare providers, has announced they have recently added record number of users to their Secure Mobile Health Platform. In the first months of 2015, Doc Halo is on a 150 percent growth trajectory.  Read Original Content

According to Kleinberg, remote patient monitoring is improving clinical quality because you're able to pay attention to data from the patient not just when they come into the physician's office that day, but data that can be accumulated over days, weeks and months.  Read Original Content

Hills Health Solutions has signed an agreement with Canadian telehealth and home care monitoring vendor Telus Health Solutions to bring its remote patient monitoring system to Australia and New Zealand.  Read Original Content

The global smart wearable healthcare devices and services market is expected to post a compound annual growth rate of 27.99 percent from 2014-2019, according to a new report from research firm Technavio.  Read Original Content

Mobile healthcare technology, tools and devices are boosting patient care and treatment strategies, from preventing maternal health issues to battling Ebola, in Nigeria, Liberia and Sierra Leone in Africa.  Read Original Content

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate, the Center for Innovative Technology announced the creation of EMERGE! Accelerating Wearable Tech for First Responders to speed the delivery of the latest innovative wearable technologies for responders.  Read Original Content

First Derm, the teledermatology app that allows patients to receive an opinion on any skin ailment directly from board-certified dermatologists in only 24 hours, has reached 100,000 downloads.  Read Original Content

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***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.