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Sharp rise in mobile health app numbers

Sharp rise in mobile health app numbers

US app stores show more than 318, 500 now available. Mobile health app numbers almost doubled in the two years from 2015 to exceed 318, 500, with more than 200 new ... Nevertheless, some clear leaders have emerged, with 41 apps registering at least 10

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  • GSK and Novartis lead at PM Society Digital Awards GSK and Novartis lead at PM Society Digital Awards

    And agency-side Health Hive Group, the Earthworks and 90TEN topped the charts. ... GSK’s My PAH mobile app by the EarthWorks and its ERS meeting by ebee Health were rewarded, as were Novartis’ COPD life is calling by Health Unlimited and the HACk –

  • Novo launches personalised diabetes management mobile app Novo launches personalised diabetes management mobile app

    Novo Nordisk’s digital health deal with Glooko has yielded a new diabetes management app that the partners hope will enable users to better manage the condition. ... The C4C app also includes relevant content and resources from Novo’s

  • GSK asthma app wins healthcare technology award GSK asthma app wins healthcare technology award

    Health Tech &You prizes also go to HealthUnlocked and others. A GlaxoSmithKline mobile app that helps asthma patients better understand their condition and how to manage it was one of six ... An industry first, GSK’s app is the first from pharma has

  • Danish Medicines Agency urges caution on health app use Danish Medicines Agency urges caution on health app use

    Says mobile applications on their own cannot make a diagnosis. The Danish Medicines Agency wants consumers to be more critical about the health apps they use and says patients should usually ... To be classified as a medical device an app must be able to

  • NICE to bring HTA processes to mobile health apps NICE to bring HTA processes to mobile health apps

    There are currently five Health App Briefings under development, one of which, Prof Leng confirmed, is for the sleep aide app Sleepio. ... Such apps will be the focus of the Health App Briefings, according to Prof Leng, with NICE and NHS England keen to

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  • Diagnosed Anywhere Diagnosed Anywhere

    Cognoa created a machine-learning app for paediatric behavioural health ‘The tools we adopt in our everyday consumer lives drive an evolution cycle that ultimately changes healthcare expectations’ designed to reduce ... System of One – Diagnosed

  • Three steps forward, four steps back Three steps forward, four steps back

    apps had more than ten million downloads, the latter being concentrated in areas like diabetes and behavioural health. ... Convenience is also an essential ingredient in a healthcare app – as long as patients know what they need.

  • Communications in a mobile age Communications in a mobile age

    Some facts for you. In 2016, health app downloads reached 3.2 billion - a huge number by any standard. ... Further stats reinforce this perspective, with 85% of all health app downloads experiencing fewer than 5, 000 installs.

  • Help or harm? How do Doctors really feel about digital health? Help or harm? How do Doctors really feel about digital health?

    Will chronic health patients finally have a support mechanism through digital technology which informs and helps them on a daily basis? ... However, we are not yet seeing a strong engagement with new technologies such as app based services, with only 26%

  • Healthcare industry apps Healthcare industry apps

    If you do decide that an app is an important part of your communications mix, and you are planning to develop a clinical tool with potential impact on patient health, you ... Doctors can easily notify relevant health authorities using the app, which also

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  • Transforming Mental Health in Ghana

    The Mednet Group directors have been in Ghana launching a new Community Mental Health programme including the introduction of a newly developed app. ... The Mednet Group directors have been in Ghana launching a new Community Mental Health programme.

  • Medopad: the up and coming unicorn transforming remote patient monitoring

    Blue Latitude Health speaks to Medopad’s Martha Carruthers to learn how the start-up’s modular apps are helping patients with complex diseases. ... By 2025 the mobile health (mHealth) app market will reach £86.2bn ($111.8bn), with the growing need

  • Can we ‘outsmart’ smartphone addiction by using it to develop effective health apps?

    Funnily enough, there is a health app to fight smartphone addiction! ... When creating a health app, it can be beneficial to find ways to tailor the experience to the user – with personal profiles, avatars, personalised journeys – and build a

  • Helping children learn to overcome their behavioural problems

    faster. OUR SOLUTION? ReZone – an iOS and Android app that contains a series of highly interactive tools, breathing videos and colouring experiences. ... By creating the tool as an app rather than a website, we made it more mobile and appealing to the

  • Time to snap up the opportunities

    When thinking about health communications, selfie-generating messenger app Snapchat is perhaps not the first channel to spring to mind. ... Yet, from photo-filters to video micro-stories, the app’s trend-setting features are becoming increasingly

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