April 23, 2015
A survey of more than 1,000 consumers from ON World showed that fitness is the most important application for wearable users. More than half of likely wearable device owners would use their devices, either activity tracking devices or smartwatches, for fitness.
The mobile sensing sports and fitness part of the connected mobile sensor market will have $10.5 billion in annual revenues this year --...
April 29, 2013
The Numera Home Hub is connected to AT&T's cellular network.
Harry Wang, director of health and mobile product research at Parks Associates, believes M2M, cellular-connected devices for home monitoring and, especially, aging in place, are ripe to take off in the next few years.
In a column at E-Commerce Times, Wang shared some new Parks data about the role of machine to machine computing (...
January 17, 2012
In a few weeks MobiHealthNews will host its first webinar of 2012, which will look at the trends that are set to dominate the year ahead. The online event, called 2012 Mobile Health Trends, will also include a sneak peek of what we expect to be the talk of the HIMSS 2012 event that takes place in Las Vegas next month.
Three years ago the buzz at HIMSS was that an electronic medical records (EMR)...
January 5, 2012
Happy new year, and welcome to 2012! As the year begins, I have some burning questions about mobile and wireless healthcare that I hope to see answered in the next 12 months.
Will consumers understand mobile technology in healthcare? When I checked into a San Diego hotel for the Healthcare Unbound conference last summer, the clerk asked me if I was in town for some big software show going on at...
February 3, 2011
Revenues from the digital health market in the US topped $1.7 billion last year, according to a new report from Parks Associates. The research firm believes that the market will generate revenues of more than $5.7 billion in 2015. The growth will be fueled by chronic care management services, aging in place applications and wellness and fitness apps, Parks believes.
"The digital health industry...