Get involved: mHealth App Developer Economics Study

By | Featured Post, Guest blog, mhealth

Research2Guidance, the leading mHealth market research company, has launched its 7th annual mHealth App Developer Economics Study for 2017. As as official partner, MEF is inviting members of the global app ecosystem to get involved in shaping the future of the mHealth industry. Research2Guidance Business Analyst David Ireland explains…

Research2Guidance has once again opened its doors to the annual mHealth App Developer Economics Study for the seventh year. This is your opportunity to have your voice heard throughout the mobile health community, and beyond.

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Digital health tech is disrupting how care is delivered [infographic]

By | mhealth

Wearables and smartphones are changing the delivery of healthcare, offering more patient centric solutions, both in care delivery and diagnosis, and the possibility of saving significant expenditure.

A Gartner, Inc. report forecasts that 274.6 million wearable electronic devices will be sold worldwide in 2016, an increase of 18.4 percent from 232.0 million units in 2015 and set to surpass in 2017.

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14 stats that show why consumer trust and wearables go hand-in-hand

By | 10 things, Featured Post, Meffys, mhealth
The wearables ecosystem continues to grow rapidly with all manner of connected devices from fitness trackers in trainers and connected eyewear and is of course buoyed by the recent launches of smartwatches from the likes of Apple and Samsung. What remains consistent is the inevitability of connected devices’ need to create and use consumer data to monetise the services that wearable hardware supports. Indeed the sustainability of this ecosystem is...
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16 reasons why FinTech, health and education are key drivers of innovation in mobile

By | 10 things, Featured Post, mhealth, Mobile Money, wearables
Now in their 12th year, MEF’s annual awards, the Meffys is an industry benchmark for the evolution of our ecosystem. In 2005 the first dedicated Innovation Award was introduced to the Meffys and marked "an industry coming of age" according to the ceremony host, UK newsreader Krishnan Guru-Murthy. Fast-forward 10 years and it is the sectors that mobile now enables that is experiencing accelerated growth. The Meffys 2015 features seven...
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Five Digital Health Trends That Are Reshaping Healthcare

By | Featured Post, Infographic, mhealth
Back in February at Mobile World Congress, much of the buzz was focussed on the Internet of Things, data, wearables and smart devices with so much of the exhibition and discussion noticeably shifted to capture the array of things that mobile now enables.  Connected cars, health bands, smartwatches – even bow-ties and cuff-links were featured on one of the many Samsung stands. As the mobile ecosystem continues to expand to include more...
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16 stats that show how mHealth is taking shape globally

By | 10 things, Featured Post, mhealth, wearables
MEF’s recently published mHealth and Wearables Report 2015 which revealed the usage trends and attitudes of 15,000 mobile consumers in 15 countries indicated that the adoption of health and fitness apps globally has grown year on year by more than a third, from 11 to 15 per cent.  Similarly, the use of medical apps has grown by a fifth from 8 to 10 per cent.  This is a trend that is...
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