mHealth in an mWorld

How mobile technology is transforming health care

Examining factors driving the adoption of mHealth and opportunities it presents to lower costs and improve patient outcomes.

The smart phone has already become the keeper of an expanding array of health care apps that prod and poke the owner to become fitter, lose weight and be altogether healthier.  This trend, however, is just the beginning of a new mobile paradigm now emerging in health care.  Mobile technologies have become ubiquitous among health care consumers and professionals. Simultaneously, the healthcare industry is moving towards a delivery model that is patient-centered and value-based. A new report by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions asserts that mobile technologies can facilitate the shift in the relationship between clinicians, payers, life sciences companies and patients that will be required to implement this new model.

View the full report at the Center for Health Solutions website.

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