"Advances in mobile technology are changing the face of the health industry..."

Health

Global ageing demographics and a worldwide chronic disease epidemic are driving up costs in the health industry. This is forcing healthcare providers to find new ways to maintain the quality of patient care.

Advances in mobile technology are changing the face of the health industry, enabling it to move costs and care away from hospitals, focus more on preventative measures, and approach healthcare through real-time notification of potential issues.

Case studies

CRF Health and Vodafone offer enhanced service to clinical trial operators and patients

4G connectivity allows nurses to make quicker diagnoses in the field

 

Useful links

myhealthapps.net brings together healthcare apps that are recommended by patients, carers, charities and other not-for-profit organisations.

bighealth.com was founded in London in 2010. It uses tracked personal data to develop individualised behavioural medical programmes.