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.
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 »
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.
As the world gradually becomes digitised, digital health trends reveal that 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 apps… Read more »
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.