Healthworks Collective: How Mobile Technologies Are Changing the Face of Medicine

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It’s no secret that one of the biggest problems facing the American healthcare system is a growing shortfall in providers; especially primary care physicians. And while we may not like it, this trend shows no sign of reversing anytime soon. Can mobile health technologies help to address this problem? HealthWorks Collective has an excellent article on this question from Dr. John Henning, a primary care doctor and residency program director.

Read more of John’s article at HealthWorks Collective.

Telemedicine Market Growth

Telemedicine is one of the fastest growing sectors in healthcare. The telemedicine market is doubling and tripling in size, depending upon which segments you look at and the sources of those numbers. The point is, this area of healthcare is hot, and only getting hotter as more attention turns to improving cost effectiveness and alternative care delivery models.

Over the past few months, we’ve been enjoying ourselves with infographics. Having fun creating them, sharing them, and using them in our social media outreach. We took a look at some of the impressive numbers showing the growth of telemedicine. Here they are: Continue reading

Wearable Health Devices, Healthcare Costs and Big Data Companies

MedCity News today shared some interesting healthcare technology news: 100 million wearable health devices will be shipped over the next five years, according to ABI Research. This market is booming due in large part to the growing interest in the potential to move non-critical care out of the hospitals and into patient’s homes.

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