Mobile Technology in HealthCare - The following infographic from healthcare solutions firm Healthx highlights the change that smartphones and tablets have had on the health industry. Results show that there will be 44 million m-health app downloads by the end of 2012, which will rise to 142 million by 2016.
The Future of Health Is Your Smartphone [Infographic]
Infographic: What is health informatics? - Health informatics—it’s a field where jobs are expected to grow more than 20 percent in the decade between 2010 and 2020. Wonder what workers in health informatics do? For example, electronic health records provide easy access for medical professionals, including those in remote areas. Patients benefit by being involved and informed in their health care. - www.healthcoverageally.com
The European Commission launched a new application called #mHealth, which allows #mobile devices to monitor and collect data more efficiently. mHealth can be used on mobile devices, "Personal Digital Assistants", smart watches and other body-worn devices or implants.
The use of digital health technologies and social media has transformed the exchange of healthcare data, with mobile apps monitoring everything from blood sugar to medication adherence, and text-based reminders urging smokers not to give into that craving. This infographic also presents data on the role of search engines in healthcare research, how social media creates more engaged and aware patients, and how digital healthcare is affecting today's industry.