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Is mHealth Poised to Explode?

Is mHealth poised to explode? AA float mebile learning There are currently more than 320 million mobile phones in the U.S., and 1.7 million hospital beds. That's about 185 phones for every bed! The emerging field of Mobile Health (mHealth) has enabled consumers to use smartphone technology to answer their own health-related questions with the quick tap of a touchscreen. Here's a look at Mobile Health, and the impact it's making on our culture and our well-being: 80% 1 billion +++++ of doctors use 40% smartphones & medical apps. of doctors visits to physicians' offices were made by believe that mobile health technologies Americans in 2011. can reduce the number of office visits. Doctors are also There are more than 10,000 78% 250% more likely to own medical/healthcare a tablet than other of US apps available in consumers. consumers are iTunes App interested in Mobile Store. Health solutions. 88% of doctors would like 56% of doctors who use mobile devices say they expedite decision- making. their patients to It's the 3rd fastest- monitor their health growing app category for both at home, particularly 40% say they decrease time spent on their weight, blood iPhone & Android sugar, & vital signs. phones! administration. mHealth examples & uses Wellness Homecare Emergencies Macaw can transform Welldoc is a set İCPR is an app that helps a smartphone into a personal health hub, connecting of programs & anyone become a CPR apps that can cut expert. Use your hospital & ER smartphone to detect an individual's visits in half by the rate and count of health apps & having patients chest compressions. wireless devices monitor & manage into a single, complete app for comprehensive tracking. their own chronic diseases. mHealth isn't confined to just your smartphone or tablet. Nike Plus These devices connect to and sync with your Turn your smartphone into your personal smartphone to help you monitor your health/ wellness & fitness performance. fitness trainer. 3.64 MI iStethoscope iHealthBPM iPhone app with built- in microphone lets you record and play back Its self-monitoring system lets users test, track, & record their blood pressure, and a heart- beat. share the results. For more information, visit FloatLearning.com/ mhealth. float mobli elear ning

Is mHealth Poised to Explode?

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There are currently more than 320 million mobile phones in the U.S., and 1.7 million hospital beds. That's about 185 phones for every bed. The emerging field of Mobile Healht (mHealth) has enabled con...

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