Over recent years, patients have significantly increased their involvement in care, driving them to behave increasingly as consumers of healthcare. In this new era of care, effective patient communications and engagement will control the course of success. Tools, such as mobile health apps, will help achieve this by opening up new lines of communication.
Innovative mobile health apps are transforming the healthcare industry, providing opportunities to improve access to care, quality of care, clinical outcomes and reduce costs.
The emergence of mobile technology has launched the healthcare industry to the next level. Even though this industry frequently deals with complex and sensitive data, clinicians and patients are taking advantage of, and benefiting from, the ever-growing mobile app trend. This has sparked an important discussion about the compliance of health apps.
Congratulations to the team from Liquid State, eHealth Queensland and Data61 who’s solution, MedAssist, won the Oracle prize at this years eHealth Innovation Jam in Brisbane. Over 3 days, the team was able to rapidly prototype and pitch their innovative connected healthcare solution at the eHealth Expo.
Alongside the shift from volume to value-based care comes a new generation of healthcare consumers who proactively engage in their own health. As we transition to 2019, it is crucial that healthcare organisations take into account the needs of these consumers when developing new care models. This, combined with innovative digital health solutions, will lead to… Read more »
Medication non-adherence is costly and has significant impacts on the healthcare industry. Ultimately, the challenge lies in configuring medication adherence in a way that is accepted as a part of the patients daily life. Tools such as mobile health apps are increasingly being used to empower patients and providers to play a more active role in… Read more »
Mobile is revolutionising patient care and driving efficiencies across all areas of healthcare. Creating a successful clinical mobility strategy requires a forward-thinking approach that focuses on improving patient outcomes while accounting for future technology advancements.
With the plethora of new technologies and sophisticated channels, the opportunities for using digital in healthcare are immense. There is now a strong focus on implementing new innovative digital health solutions to empower clinicians to deliver better patient care.
With smartphone usage continuing to increase, and the consumer expectation for instant access to services growing, mobile patient engagement technology is on the rise. Mobile technology can be used to engage, educate and empower patients through their unique healthcare journey by activating the role patients play in their own health.
The mobile health app market has developed into a vivid ecosystem; a market that is not only dynamic but also offers great potential. With the adoption of mobile in the healthcare industry growing, the business opportunity for mHealth apps is immense.