Results Now in From our mHealth Survey, 1,500 replies – thanks to 3G Doctor!
The results of our mHealth Market Research Survey – which attracted the participation of over 1800 mHealth and Wireless Healthcare experts – are now in, helping us take the pulse on this industry for the very first time:
Chart 1: How Long Respondents Have Been Working With mHealth and Wireless Health Services
The responses show that despite the general economic gloom this is an industry full of optimism of rapid adoption and growth. By 2015:
> 75% felt mHealth solutions would be widely accepted and used in Healthcare
> 72% felt that most health insurers will be offering mHealth solutions
> 61% felt mHealth services will be widely accepted by patients
Some key lessons also emerged:
> The importance of design: 64% of respondents indicating that by 2015 digital engagement would prove to be the most popular way to bring new mHealth solutions to market, what better time to sign up to the Design specific panel discussion at 12.15pm on day II with Frog Design and more to provide you with a toolkit to structure your company’s mHealth products and services around the needs and desires of those that will ultimately use them.
> Strong Confidence in the opportunity for connecting medical devices: With just over 50% of respondents confident that the vast majority of medical devices will be connected by 2015 make sure you learn how by visiting the exhibition floor demos from Qualcomm (the world′s largest wireless chipset provider) and Cinterion (the world’s leading supplier of cellular M2M communication modules).
> Confidence in the success of low cost devices: With nearly 58% of respondents indicating their confidence in low cost (eg. <$50) solutions dominating the 2015 mHealth market there will be enormous potential for serving patients in emerging markets. Hear from companies that are creating these transformational new products in the University Mobile Healthcare Challenge and join Dr Ruchi Dass for our Keynote interview on Day II where there will be an overview of the emerging market healthcare landscape and opportunities.
> Importance of Clinician/Provider adoption: with 62% of respondents indicating that this will be the number 1 driver of mHealth adoption make sure you’ve brought plenty of business cards as this year the event is free to attend for practicing clinicians and we’ve just confirmed that there will be another 20+ leading clinicians joining us as a result of a collaboration with the Telemedicine & eHealth section at the Royal Society of Medicine, with healthcare provider registrations have been unprecedented. And then there is the invite only Harley Street World evening workshop.
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