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Using health and fitness applications, patients can track their personal health data, such as insulin levels and body temperature.
FREMONT, CA: Mobile health is transforming healthcare by allowing people to access crucial services, personal data tracking, and clinicians no matter where they are. More people will utilize health applications for smartphones, wearables, tablets, and other digital technologies to take charge of their own healthcare as many health apps for smartphones, wearables, tablets, and other digital technologies expand.
According to research, there are currently over 97,000 health and fitness apps accessible for mobile and tablet devices. As per market research, more than 87 percent of smartphone owners in the U.S. utilized health and fitness applications this year, up 27 percent from 2019. Furthermore, a study shows that the market for mobile health apps will approach 111 billion dollars by 2025, representing a compound annual growth rate of 38 percent from 2019.
What are Mobile Health Solutions?
Many mobile health solutions are available for physicians and patients to improve their quality of care and access to essential wellness services. The following are examples of standard mobile health solutions:
Online or Remote Consultations
Patients can conduct virtual visits instead of scheduling in-person appointments and wasting time and money going to a doctor's office. They may employ third-party mobile apps, video conferencing software platforms, or digital tools given by their doctor's office or hospital.
Mobile Data Tracking
Using health and fitness applications, patients can track their personal health data, such as insulin levels and body temperature. Physicians can use this data in real-time to make a fast diagnosis, spot life-threatening changes in vital statistics, and investigate unusual symptoms. Medical equipment connected to the internet can collect data and send it to other devices, healthcare providers, and electronic health records. Insulin pumps, heart monitors, and ingestible sensors are examples of these devices. These devices may even diagnose themselves and contact relevant specialists if they use artificial intelligence or machine learning capabilities.
Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
Patients and healthcare providers can benefit from EHRs, which make it easier to access, transfer, and update information. EHRs can help determine the optimal healthcare treatments for patients, detect possible dangers among similar groups, and prescribe preventative measures for certain populations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.