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By Brian Dolan December 11, 2012
At times, text messages seem to be the uncelebrated workhorse of mobile health, especially when you compare SMS to health apps in terms of the amount of attention each gets. While the potential for smartphone apps is still great, adoption across all mobile phone users in the US for apps has remained flat at about 10 percent for the past three years. Once these apps find tighter integration with...
By Brian Dolan June 25, 2012
According to a survey of 1,000 patients in the US, almost all patients (90 percent) want to use technology to better self-manage their own health. Accenture released the results from its survey at last week's America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) conference. These patients were interested in accessing their own health information, refilling prescriptions, and booking doctors appointments online...
By Neil Versel May 21, 2012
Screenshot from a Senseye demo video (click to watch on YouTube) A Danish startup company that lets people control mobile devices and computers with their eyes has won the innovation challenge at the largest health IT conference in Europe. The company, Senseye, has developed a software algorithm that uses the front-facing camera on a smartphone, tablet or PC and an add-on or built-in infrared...
By Brian Dolan April 19, 2010
A recent survey from Accenture called, "The Dawn of a New Age in Healthcare, An early look at the market for networked devices in mHealth," published a number of anonymous comments from wireless health industry executives across the mHealth value chain. (We were thrilled to see that Accenture cited MobiHealthNews recent research report: The World of Health & Medical Apps in the report.)...
By Brian Dolan February 17, 2010
According to a recent survey conducted by Accenture and sponsored by the GSM Association, consumers are not only interested in embedded devices and services, like connected health services, but many believe that using them would enrich their lives. Their research included results from an online survey which polled 1,005 early adopter consumers that own at least four networked devices and use...

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