The use of mobile phones, applications and wireless sensors to collect and monitor health data is growing rapidly.
Market research firm GlobalData predicts that the worldwide mobile health market will reach $11.8 billion by 2018, up from just $1.2 billion in 2011.
In an iHealthBeat Special Report by Kenny Goldberg, experts discussed the forces fueling the mobile health industry's growth.
The Special Report includes comments from:
- Chuck Parker, executive director of the Continua Health Alliance;
- Paul Sonnier, head of digital health strategy for Popper and Company; and
- Eric Topol, a cardiologist at Scripps Health and vice chair of the West Wireless Health Institute.
The complete transcript of this Special Report is available as a PDF.
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