Infographic: The Use of Mobile Devices in Healthcare
Read this infographic to learn about the exciting new wave of mHealth apps that are currently revolutionising the healthcare industry.
We are seeing more and more professions use new technology in their work, and the world of healthcare is no exception. Medical professionals of all types frequently use mobile devices to help them deliver top-quality care to their patients.
The Unstoppable Rise of mHealth
In fact, smartphones have become so ubiquitous in healthcare that it has given rise to a whole new field called mHealth. As of 2018, there were more than 318,000 health apps available on the top app stores, nearly double the number of apps available in 2015. The mHealth market is showing phenomenal growth and experts have projected that it will reach a global value of $60 billion by the year 2020. This fast growth is prompting fantastic innovation with developers finding more and more ways to improve and refine the delivery of healthcare.
How Are Healthcare Professionals Using Mobile Technology?
According to one survey, 80% of medical professionals use mobile devices daily in their work and 93% of these believe that access to health apps enable them to provide better care for patients. Medical professionals are finding many applications for this technology in their work, with some examples including patient monitoring, clinical decision-making, and medical learning and training.
Learn More about The Use of Mobile Devices in Healthcare
This infographic guide from Home Healthcare Adaptations explores the growing importance of smartphone technology in healthcare provision.
Michael Leavy is the Managing Director of Home Healthcare Adaptations, an Irish provider of household adaptations for the elderly. The company aims to promote independent living within the home by installing modifications such as stairlifts, wheelchair ramps and walk-in showers.