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How the Explosion of Mobile Health is Changing Healthcare

Written by Kayley Conti
April 24, 2012

As consumers turn to smartphones for answers to their most pressing health questions and mobile apps to monitor their health at home, we wonder how the recent explosion of mobile technology affects the healthcare industry.

Float Mobile Learning shared an infographic with some great statistics and facts about the impact of mobile health on both consumers and doctors.

MHealth Stats

  • 40% of doctors believe mobile technology can reduce number of patient visits
  • 80% of doctors use smartphones and medical apps
  • 88% of doctors urge patients to monitor their health at home




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    3 Responses to “How the Explosion of Mobile Health is Changing Healthcare”

    1. [...] by 2016), and consumers are now spending $700 million per year on these apps.  There are over 10,000 health apps in the iTunes app store, the number of American using smartphones for health information grew from [...]

    2. [...] by 2016), and consumers are now spending $700 million per year on these apps.  There are over 10,000 health apps in the iTunes app store, the number of American using smartphones for health information grew from [...]

    3. [...] by 2016), and consumers are now spending $700 million per year on these apps.  There are over 10,000 health apps in the iTunes app store, the number of American using smartphones for health information grew from [...]

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