Mhealth apps recommended by 1 in 3 doctors

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A survey has shown that more than a third of physicians like mobile health applications for their patients. Manhattan Research has recently released the outcome of a survey that it conducted with the participation of 3000 doctors, and which showed that over one third of them have recommended the use of mhealth apps to their patients within the previous year. That said, many of those doctors made recommendations of specific applications that they preferred. The Manhattan Research vice president of research, Monique Levy, explained that about the same number of…

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Mhealth startups win prizes of $100,000 from InvestMaryland challenge

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The three finalists in this competition have now received their cash rewards for their work in this field. It has recently been announced that the three startup finalists in the InvestMaryland challenge have received their prizes for $100,000 for the work that they have done in order to improve electronic health records (EHRs), to bring mhealth to developing countries around the globe, and for their work in assisting providers with the diagnosis of concussions in athletes through the use of a new form of sports helmet. The InvestMaryland challenge involved…

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Mhealth is enhancing doctor and patient interaction

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Through the use of mobile health technology, the collaboration is notably improving. Among the many determinations that were made at the most recent Mobile Healthcare Summit, the ability to use mhealth technology is giving patients and doctors an improved opportunity for interaction. This is helping to make healthcare more cooperative and could give patients a better opportunity for health. According to one of the participants in the summit, Dr. Kendall Ho, the eHealth strategy office director at the faculty of medicine at UBC, and who is also among those who…

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Mhealth is already taking off worldwide in 2014

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The expansion of mobile healthcare technology is occurring very quickly this year. Recent reports have been showing that the expectations for this year’s mhealth technologies and resources is expected to be extremely broad and rapid, and this has already been shown to be accurate as tech shows and events include a broader number of health related gadgets and programs among their offerings and presentations. This sector of mobile development has already been seeing some broad growth, but this year is expected to take off. Many predictions are being put forward…

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mHealth is a top focus at CES 2014

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This year, the Consumer Electronics Show has a considerable focus on mobile health apps and tech. The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has now started and it has already become clear that there has been a considerable shift in the focus of technology trends, particularly when it comes to mobile, as there are a number a new growth markets being introduced to the mainstream, such as mhealth, medical technology, and mobile health applications. Much of this has to do with wearable gadgets that consumers can use for fitness, among other purposes.…

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