Mhealth services remain untried by 90 percent of U.K. adults

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This, according to the results of a new study that have recently been released. New research conducted by Pintsent Masons – a legal firm – in conjunction with YouGov has now been completed and the results have been released to show that when it comes to mhealth services, a massive 90 percent of adults in the United Kingdom have never even tried them once. This is the case despite the fact that the research took established apps into consideration. The survey determined that before being provided with the definition of…

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Mobile health initiative raises funds through recycled phones

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The used devices have been used to build up money to support programs in 20 countries worldwide. A nonprofit organization called Hope Phones, which operates mobile health programs in twenty countries around the world has started a cell phone recycling program that is helping the group to be able to generate funds to continue their humanitarian work. The program is designed to not only provide money for a worthy cause, but also reduce cell phone waste. The Hope Phones organization was created to help to support the mobile health efforts…

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Mhealth will play a central role in boosting European healthcare

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The rollout of the new mobile healthcare technology across the countries of the EU could save billions. According to a new GSMA report, a by the year 2017, the newly rolled out mhealth technology throughout the European Union could reduce healthcare costs by as much as €99 billion. This mobile tech stakeholder group produced the findings along with PwC. Savings of this level from mhealth will be exceptionally and increasingly important as populations continue to rise and to age among the E.U. countries, and as the number of people suffering…

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Mhealth pilot programs have to show they’re valuable

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A recent study showed that mobile health initiatives need to show their worth to stakeholders. The results of a study performed by a consulting firm based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, called Cutting Edge Information, has revealed that mhealth pilot programs can be highly beneficial to healthcare groups, as long as they have an endpoint that is clearly identified. When a pilot program is capable of showing the value of a program, stakeholders are far more interested. Though this should not come as much of a surprise, it does…

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Mhealth tablets are a considerable focus for Microsoft

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This market will be a primary area for the company’s Surface offerings as it takes its first steps there. The major tablet device and software manufacturers are beginning to discover that there is a tremendous opportunity in the so-called mhealth – that is, mobile healthcare – industry, and that it is likely that those who are earliest to participate will see the greatest initial returns. The mobile HER and telehealth market has already been experiencing very rapid growth. Other players that have already found their way in to the mhealth…

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