With most patients owning mobile devices, mobile healthcare promises to revolutionize the industry and shift the balance of power from the doctor to the patient.
Driven by Apple's HealthKit and Samsung's SAMI platforms, healthcare smartphone accessory sales will top $3 billion by 2019, predicts Juniper Research.
Healthcare professionals are increasingly using mobile devices and machine-to-machine communications to diagnose, monitor and communicate with patients, according to new research.
Every day 24,800 patients have their protected medical records exposed, according to stats from the Department of Health and Human Services. With that type of threat lurking, and the popularity of mobile devices rising, HealthITSecurity offers several tips medical professionals can follow to secure their patients' sensitive data.
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Healthcare insurers need to use mobility and other technologies to engage individual policy consumers in a post-healthcare reform environment, advises a new IDC Health Insights report.
Elderly patients who need help remembering their medication may soon need to look no further than their tablet.
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Mobile applications that monitor mental health and mood would be welcomed by most psychiatric outpatients, according to a survey of 100 patients at a Massachusetts clinic.
Monitoring services are expected to fuel growth in the mobile health market, which Grand View Research forecasts will reach $49.1 billion by 2020, up from $1.95 billion in 2012.