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Health data from wearables - the anatomy’s stealth informers

Recent studies show digital healthcare is growing at a rapid rate. In 2016, the sector was valued at US$100bn. By 2020, that figure expected to rise by 100%, driven by markets like wireless and mobile health, which complement ‘traditional’ medicine.

 

June 21, 2017

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Jun 21, 2017

Healthcare

Health data from wearables - the anatomy’s stealth informers

Recent studies show digital healthcare is growing at a rapid rate. In 2016, the sector was valued at US$100bn. By 2020, that figure expected to rise by 100%, driven by markets like wireless and mobile health, which complement ‘traditional’ medicine.

 

June 21, 2017

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Feb 06, 2017

Healthcare

What Microsoft can do to better its health offerings

Issues with current health apps

 

In our previous segment on digital health, we outlined the plethora of apps available on both iOS and Google’s Android platform. As staggering as it sounds, the number is around 165,000 and, with more and more people starting to focus on health and well-being, that’s only bound to increase.

 

February 06, 2017

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Sep 15, 2016

Healthcare

How digital health sector will shape itself in the coming decade?

Technology pundits are anxious to know what future technology will look like? How would it make people's lives easier? Would it be scalable? What systems and processes would be in place to achieve desired goals in the health sector? What regulatory mechanisms would be in place to facilitate or obstruct novel developments. In our latest blogpost, hedgehog lab attempts to answer these burning questions, based on our industry expertise...

September 15, 2016

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Aug 26, 2016

Healthcare

Health Apps - Desire, Demand, Growth, and Barriers

As digital health technologies take over traditional mediums of cure and diagnosis, health care providers (HCPs) are seeking answers to several intriguing questions related to health apps.

August 26, 2016

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Aug 09, 2016

Healthcare

Health Apps - Quality Criteria, Regulatory Mechanisms and Promotion.

In a market flooded with apps, how do consumers distinguish between a good health app and a not-so-good one? How can health firms win the trust of consumers and make them aware that their apps are the best?

August 09, 2016

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Aug 04, 2016

Healthcare

Healthcare Apps – The new age doctors

Imagine asking a mobile health app for some advice - let's say on 'headaches' - and then receiving recommendations from the app on how to treat the pain. This kind of personal interaction with an app is rapidly on the rise, as it's intelligent, personalised and gets smarter over a period of time due to the fact that it gleans data from users.

 

August 04, 2016

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Oct 12, 2015

Healthcare

Finding a balance between data protection and the availability of data for health apps.

Health apps have been one of the most sought-after categories on app stores for the past few years. In this time, apps have evolved from basic step-tracking systems, to become sophisticated ecosystems that interact with various features available on users’ devices and wearables. Major companies like Apple, Google and Microsoft have also invested in creating holistic ecosystems, with the aim of bringing all the user’s health data into one single location.

October 12, 2015

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Mar 18, 2015

Healthcare

Reimagining the Healthcare Industry: How ResearchKit Will Empower Medical Researchers

Smartphones have become an indispensible part of modern life - a central hub with the ability to keep track of all users’ activities on a daily basis. Entertainment has moved almost exclusively onto mobile devices, with people spending more time on their mobile devices to consume music and movies than via their televisions and computers. One of the key trends that has gained prominence and recognition from both app developers and users is health related apps, with major advances that promise to have a big impact on the healthcare industry.

 

March 18, 2015

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