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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Mhealth to be a Pfizer priority

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The pharmaceutical industry giant is now calling for a focus on the mobile health sector. The mhealth sector of the industry has been growing at a tremendous rate on many different levels and now Pfizer has announced that it is throwing its hat in the ring because it will help to provide for the aging populations in developing countries. The company has declared that this will be the most powerful tool for assisting these people around the world. The announcement from Pfizer is that it believes that mhealth can become…

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Mhealth market to blossom to $20.7 billion

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A new research forecast has predicted that mobile health will reach that size by the end of 2018. A research report announcement from Markets and Markets has revealed a new prediction that has placed the current size of the worldwide mhealth market at $6.6 billion, which will blossom to $20.7 billion by the close of 2018. This will represent a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25.5 percent. This Markets and Markets report has also suggested that the primary driving forces behind the growth of the mhealth market will be…

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Mhealth is being held back in countries with outdated privacy laws

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This struggle with national regulations regarding the security of private data – or lack thereof – is becoming a barrier. Although mhealth apps and devices are proving to have a great deal of potential, particularly in countries around the world with a significant rural population and without a large medical services and care system, as is the case in many African nations. The lack of regulations for the governance of patient data privacy, however, is proving troublesome. According to a recent report created by TrustLaw Connect, some patients may begin…

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Mhealth market growth to reach $26 billion


A new report on the latest trends in mobile health is underscoring the tremendous increase in this sector. A new trends report has been released by Research and Markets which has shown that the mhealth industry is currently climbing at a tremendous rate and is headed for even more explosive growth. The report suggested that there will be a 61 percent growth rate by the year 2017. At that rate, the mhealth market will have reached a value of $26 billion that year. The researchers behind the report believe that…

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