2009: A Year of mHealth Buzz, Hype (Analyst Opinion)
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|Date of Report
||Dec 24, 2009
The term 'mHealth,' or mobile health, has been appearing with increasing frequency in the media and at conferences this year. But will it be a passing fad or have a lasting impact? This piece comments on the current state of the mHealth market.
*Examines mHealth in the context of the consumer market
*Analyzes the pros and cons of the term mHealth
The hype: that mHealth is its own special entity.
The truth: mHealth is different and will grow.
The reality: hospitals cannot keep IT out, but adoption will take time.
Reasons to Purchase
*Understand the market today and where it is heading in the near term
*Recognize the changes IT directors will need to make to accommodate mHealth