The mobile healthcare integrates the healthcare application in mobile technology for healthcare solutions. Mobile health apps and solutions help clinicians to document more accurate and complete records, improve productivity, access information, and communicate findings and treatments. Mobile health apps and solutions also help to improve health outcomes, reduce error rates and maintain low cost. As the awareness for healthy lifestyle is increasing the demand for continue monitoring of vital signs is increasing. Mobile health apps and solutions are mainly used for cardiac monitoring and fitness tracking to provide better patient care. Mobile solutions for healthcare streamline treatment processes and automate management systems. It also enables discharge of information, data and manpower. Mobile health apps and solutions help in making healthcare accessible in remote and isolated areas in less time. It also helps in accessing patients records anywhere and anytime to improve treatment outcomes. Mobile health apps and solutions market is segmented as paid healthcare apps and connected medical devices. Some of the connected medical devices are diabetes management device, multi-parameter tracker and cardiac monitoring device. Similarly, paid healthcare apps include healthcare apps, such as medication management, women health and sleep monitoring, and medical apps such as medical reference.
North America dominates the global market for mobile health app and solutions due to increasing healthcare awareness of chronic disease management. Asia is expected to show high growth rates in the next five years in the global mobile health app and solutions market. China and India are expected to be the fastest growing mobile health app and solutions markets in Asia-Pacific region. Some of the key driving forces for mobile health app and solutions market in emerging countries are large pool of patients and rising government funding.
In recent times there is increased use of mobile health app and solutions due to increasing adoption of tablets and smart phones. Advanced connectivity to improve the quality of healthcare solutions, penetration of 3G and 4G network to provide continuous healthcare service and improved cost efficiency to support medical professionals are some of the key factors driving the growth for the global mobile health app and solutions market. In addition, increasing healthcare awareness of chronic disease management is also fuelling the growth of global mobile health app and solutions market. However, strict regulations and data insecurity during mobile transfer are some of the major factors restraining the growth for global mobile health app and solutions market. In addition, mobiles connected to medical devices also inhibit the growth of the global mobile healthcare app and solutions market.
In-appropriate patient doctor proportion in underdeveloped countries and expansion in mhealth apps solution would develop opportunities for the global mobile health app and solutions market. However, rapid evolution of technologies could lead a challenge for global mobile health app and solutions market. Some of the trends for global mobile health app and solutions market are. Some of the major companies operating in the global mobile health app and solutions market are Philips Healthcare, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Inc., Airstrip Technologies, Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, Smart Online, Inc., Cardionet, Inc., Omron Corporation, Aetna, Inc., Qualcomm, Inc. and Diversinet Corp.
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