Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Smartphone-powered Monitoring to Rise to 3 Million Users By 2016

Jackson, Sara. "Smartphone-powered Monitoring to Rise to 3 Million Users By 2016." Fierce Mobile Healthcare, February 2, 2012.

From the article:  "Remote patient monitoring with smartphone connectivity is set to skyrocket in the next few years, according to the latest study by British research firm Juniper Research. The study projects that by 2016, more than 3 million patients will be using remote monitoring devices that transmit data via smartphone. The big drivers of the market are the growing number of peripheral devices for monitoring patient data--from wearable biometric sensors to testing and diagnostic plug-ins--and smartphones' increasing processing power, researchers concluded."  Read more

See Also
Mobile Healthcare Opportunities: Smartphone Apps, Monitoring & mHealth Strategies 2011-2016, prepared by Juniper Research, January 12, 2011.