mHealth has the confidence of 96 percent of patients

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The vast majority of survey participants expressed that they feel that this technology will improve their lives. The results of a Research Now Group Inc. survey have now been released, and they have shown that nearly all patients are optimistic enough about mhealth that they feel that it will provide an improvement to their lives. The research involved the participation of 500 healthcare experts as well as 1,000 users of mobile health apps. What this study determined was that 46 percent of the medical professionals who responded to the survey…

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Mobile health apps are experiencing a sizeable increase in usage

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As the number of health and wellness applications rise, so is usage by doctors and patients. With every passing week, the number of mobile health apps that are available takes another spike, and as this happens, doctors are taking the opportunity to open their minds and arms to the trend and see how they can use these applications to enhance the care that they provide. A recent survey showed that over one in three physicians have recommended an mhealth app in the last year. The results of that survey were…

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mHealth is a top focus at CES 2014


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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Mhealth app guidelines released by FDA

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The Food and Drug Administration has now issued its final guide for applications of a medical and health nature. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now released a final mhealth guide that shows just how medical and health apps are going to be regulated within the United States. The FDA has also decided that they will not be enforcing under the Federal Drug and Cosmetic App. The FDA has come to the conclusion that the majority of health and medical apps don’t pose very much of a risk to…

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New FDA regulations have significant impact on health apps for mobile devices

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering a proposal that would apply stricter regulations to mobile apps that are designed to provide medical information or advice. This type of application has been growing in popularity as smartphones are used by Americans on an increasing basis, as they make additional efforts for their own healthcare management. Current estimates are suggesting that by the year 2015, if regulations remain as they are, there will be approximately 500 million consumers using medical apps. Clearly, the demand for health related information is very…

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