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Mobile Health News Weekly – Week of April 14, 2013

The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.

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The European mobile health market forecasts strikingly high growth rates in coming years despite the global financial crisis. Frost & Sullivan expects the market to grow from €393 million in 2011 to €2.45 billion in 2016 therefore, creating vast opportunities for industry players. Read Original Content

Mood Watch, a New Cross-Platform Mobile Health App, Makes It Easy to Track a Variety of Mood States for Personal Reflection or Discussion With a Physician or Therapist. Read Original Content

UK mobile operator O2, a subsidiary of Telefonica, recently announced two new mobile health programs: Help at Hand, an emergency response system sold directly to consumers, and Health at Home, a telehealth system marketed to providers. Read Original Content

Antenna Software provides a complete cloud-based enterprise mobility suite that enables both IT pros and business executives alike to create and manage mobile apps, websites and content across the entire business.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by Antenna Software.

The telemedicine and remote monitoring industry is enjoying a period of rapid growth as technology advances to allow doctors to stay in touch with their patients thousands of miles away. Currently valued at more than $100 million, a new report predicts remote services will push the market up to nearly $300 million in the next six years as more people have access to in-home virtual visits by nurses and physicians. Read Original Content

AT&T is working to use the best creative autism community mhealth talent in order to develop an app that will provide considerable assistance to individuals with the condition. Read Original Content
A recent report by the Gartner Group indicates customer relationship management mobile apps will grow 500 percent by 2014. This trend is good news for health clubs looking for more efficient ways of growing revenue through member retention. Read Original Content

The Provider Resilience app, from the Defense Department’s National Center for Telehealth and Technology, is the first mobile application for health care workers to build resilience for the stress in their lives. Read Original Content

According to BGI Research the global Remote Patient Monitoring market was valued at $222.8 million in 2012 and is forecast to reach $620.3 million by 2019 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 16 percent. Read Original Content

The remote patient monitoring market grew by nearly 20 percent from 2011 to 2012, and the market is expected to continue growing over the next several years, according to a report by Kalorama Information, Clinical Innovation & Technology reports. Read Original Content

The use of mobile technology to deliver healthcare services and information skyrocketed in 2012. Some 44 million-health apps will have been downloaded by the end of this year and consumers are now spending $700 million per year on these apps. Read Original Content

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