The business sector has traditionally handled disruption and disruptive technologies with somewhat open arms. The best of the best is quickly identified and moved into production by consumer demand. Academia, on the other hand, is steeped in tradition and – from my limited experience with technology transfer – struggles with separating the wheat from the chaff. Compound the issue with the emerging discussion of “consumerism” in healthcare and innovators, researchers and even the tried and true method of the market can contract pilotitis.
So what research trends can we expect to see in the mHealth space? Continue reading