Posts Tagged ‘smartphone apps’

Infographic: mHealth Apps

March 30th, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

Mobile health apps are changing the way doctors and their patients approach medicine and health issues. Some 86 percent of healthcare professionals believe that health apps will increase their knowledge of their patients’ conditions and 46 percent believe app will improve the doctor-patient relationship, according to a new infographic by Research Now.

The infographic highlights results from a Research Now survey of healthcare professionals and health app users, including details on how mhealth apps can help patients and expected adoption rates.

2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Remote Patient MonitoringRecent market data on telehealth in general and the patient-centered medical home in particular identified home health monitoring as a key care coordination strategy for individuals with complex illnesses as well as a host of vulnerable populations.

2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Remote Patient Monitoring delivers a comprehensive set of metrics from more than 100 healthcare organizations on current practices in and ramifications of remote monitoring for care management of chronic illness, the frail elderly and remote populations.

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Infographic: Healthcare Online

August 23rd, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

The increased cost and complexity of healthcare options today is driving patients and physicians to turn to the web for information.

Thirty-one percent of people ages 18-24 who own a smartphone or tablet use the device daily to research a health issue, according to a new infographic from Acquity Group. This infographic also includes reasons patients search for health information online; a demographic profile of who looks at information online; smartphone owners who use apps to track or manage health; reasons physicians, caregivers and specialists use the internet for work; and much more.

Healthcare Online

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Infographic: Hooked on Health Apps

May 3rd, 2013 by Patricia Donovan

Smartphone owners are increasingly using smartphones in their daily lives, so a natural connection is using them to manage their health. This infographic, a collaboration of Demi and Cooper Advertising and DC Interactive Group, points out that smartphone owners are hooked, and they are increasingly using their smartphones for health information. In fact, 1 in 5 has at least one health app on their phone.

The infographic concludes that in the next three years, health app use will skyrocket. Now is a great time for hospitals and those in the health industry to get on board.

Health Apps Will Skyrocket in the Next Three Years

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