The Impact of Meaningful Use on the Mobile App Market [Infographic]

The Impact of Meaningful Use on the Mobile App Market

The mobile app market is expected to grow 500 percent by the end of 2014, primarily due to the government’s Meaningful Use incentive program. Continue reading

mHealth To Experience Top Growth In Healthcare In 2014: Report

The mHealth expansion will be fuelled by mobile technology and application explosion

A survey conducted by Frost & Sullivan covering 1,835 healthcare executives confirmed that Mobile health (mHealth) will be the top growth area in healthcare in 2014.

https://i0.wp.com/www.healthcareglobal.com/healthcare_technology/Mobile%20Health%20Care%20Apps.jpgThe immense growth in mHealth is driven by the explosion in mobile technology, health applications and increased connectivity. Other than mobiles phones, other connected devices such as patient monitoring devices, personal digital assistants and other wireless devices have also contributed to the growth of mHealth.

Frost & Sullivan on releasing the survey results said, “It is an exciting area of opportunity for healthcare growth and will provide innovative solutions for stakeholders, both providers and patients alike, across the spectrum.” Frost claims that mHealth technologies will be increasingly used for wireless vital signs monitoring, location-aware telemonitoring systems and Bluetooth wireless technology-enabled health trackers. [twitter.com/HealthITplus] Continue reading

Huge Growth Expected In The Area Of Device Integration [REPORT]

Device integration market is expected to grow ten-fold in next six years

According to a report from Transparency Market Research, the global medical device connectivity market will grow at a compound rate of 37.8 percent from 2013 to 2019, taking the current market worth $3.5 billion to over $33 billion by 2019.

https://i1.wp.com/medtechinsider.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/cambridge-consultants.jpgData integration from medical devices into EMRs helps save time, costs and eliminates human errors during documentation, and Meaningful Use clearly promises huge growth in the device integration. The market is already witnessing a steep rise with North America being the strongest contender. Thanks to increasing adoption of EMRs, and its continued growth is driven by factors such as increased need for workflow automation, efforts toward better patient safety, saved nursing hours, increased productivity of healthcare institutions, and minimizing the need for re-admissions. [twitter.com/HealthITplus] Continue reading