As the world gradually becomes digitised, more and more patients are turning to their smartphones for health advice, or to track and manage their health. The innovation of the digital health app is accelerating fast and with the adoption of mobile in the healthcare industry growing, the opportunity for health apps is immense.
With the increase in healthcare consumerism, there is a growing awareness of the need to involve patients in their care. As technology continues to make health records more accessible, it provides an opportunity for greater transparency, engagement and collaboration through patient-generated health data.
Digital health is introducing new approaches to the management of health conditions. Research has demonstrated significant growth in the impact that digital health is having on patients and healthcare overall. The adoption of digital health tools, such as mobile health apps, holds great promise with evidence of these tools playing a positive role in both patient… Read more »
Technology is incrementally shifting the doctor-patient relationship into the digital age. This is truly the case for apps. Apps can enable doctors to directly engage with patients even when outside the consulting room. But what factors do companies need to consider when developing a health communication app to drive patient engagement?
Healthcare continues to evolve into a paperless industry as the professional reliance on mobile and tablet devices grow concurrently. In fact, majority of healthcare professionals are becoming ‘digital omnivores’ as they work between a desktop computer, tablet and smartphone.