According to the latest Gartner report, mHealth is one of the Top 10 Health IT trends for 2014. 63% of consumers are more likely to choose healthcare providers and payers that offer flexibility to interact via online, mobile & kiosk self-service options.
Popularity gained, and advancement in Mobility has made all new-age systems to be adapted to these technologies. Healthcare is no immune to it and serves equally good or better to any other industry. The leverage the Healthcare sector can take is multi-fold. mHealth, as a sector under healthcare, has a far-reaching effect on the overall Healthcare delivery, analysis, research, cost-effectiveness, and much more.
With wearables gaining popularity, the main and serious uses are seen with the Health and related issues. mHealth forms the core of this, and they represent a disruptive opportunity for healthcare.