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mhealth

mHealth Stats to Sum-up the Innovations in Healthcare – Infographic

As smartphones become an integral part of our everyday lives, it becomes imperative for us to use mobile technology to track our health. Keeping this wave in mind, hospitals and healthcare technology companies are increasingly exploring & implementing mhealth technology in their practice.

Wearables technology

Wearable Technology: Gathering Data from Tooth to Toe – Financial Times

From fitness trackers to sleep monitors, ever more gadgets are on the market to log our waking or slumbering hours. This is the era of the “quantified self”, in which the path to self-knowledge comes through wearable technology and the health metrics it can generate.

Health technology

How Technology is Disrupting Healthcare and changing Old Processes – Infographic

The drastic technological transformation and availability of mobile devices has swept the market with numerous changes which has made lives easier. Similarly, the healthcare sector has also witnessed massive changes that has brought a disruption across health systems.

Mobile strategy

Healthcare Organizations are Increasingly Implementing a Mobile Strategy

Mobile strategy has become an integral part of every other business these days with healthcare organizations following suit in a big way. A recent survey by Vanson Bourne found that implementation of mobile strategy by healthcare systems has risen to 82 percent while it stood at 52 percent for commercial industries merely a year back.

Telehealth

Telehealth Finds Support Amongst Mothers

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia conducted a survey of around 500 mothers which found that mothers want 24*7 access to healthcare for their children and feel that telehealth would keep them healthy.

Social Networking

Social Networking Amongst Physicians May Lead to Better Outcomes – Study

Social networking through online as well as offline channels tend to help physicians in their quest to provide better healthcare.

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