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Mobile Health News Weekly – Week of January 13, 2013

The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.

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According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "mHealth Market- Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global mHealth market is expected to reach $10.2 billion by 2018 from $1.3 billion in 2012 at an annual rate of 41.5 percent from 2012 to 2018. Read Original Content

Approximately 2.8 million patients globally were keeping on top of their health from home via dedicated web-connected monitoring devices at the end of 2012, according to Berg Insight. Read Original Content

Mobile technology will transform the healthcare industry with increased productivity gains saving $305 billion over the next 10 years, according to a new report by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions. Read Original Content

Founded in 1979, DSI is a global provider of Enterprise Mobility Solutions®, helping companies worldwide increase productivity and profitability regardless of data source, device type, operating system or network connectivity.  DSI serves clients globally through its offices in Australia, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by DSI.

Orion Health has introduced an Apple iOS app that allows doctors to view historical patient data from health information exchanges. The company also introduced a new platform that allows health organizations to customize mobile apps. Read Original Content

As increasing numbers of patients trust their smartphones as much as their doctors and physicians adopt mobile technology at a similarly rapid pace, the $1.2 billion mobile health market is predicted to expand tenfold by 2018. Read Original Content
According to health tech accelerator Rock Health, investors poured $1.4 billion into digital health companies last year, which is up 45 percent from 2011. Read Original Content

Berg Insight forecasts the number of home monitoring systems with integrated communication capabilities will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 26.9 percent between 2011 and 2017 to reach 9.4 million connections worldwide. Read Original Content

The rising number of elderly patients has the U.S. health care system looking for ways to manage costs and avoid hospital overcrowding. The market for remote monitoring systems grew from $3.9 billion in 2007 to $8.9 billion in 2011. Read Original Content

AT&T has announced a cloud remote-monitoring service that incorporates video and helps doctors and patients manage chronic conditions. Read Original Content

The report conducted by TechNavio and released by MarketResearch.com reveals the global patient monitoring system market will reach $9.3 billion in 2014. The report focuses on United States, EMEA, and APAC. Read Original Content

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Kevin Benedict is the Senior Analyst for Digital Transformation at Cognizant, a writer, speaker and SAP Mentor Alumnus. Follow him on Twitter @krbenedict. He is a popular speaker around the world on the topic of digital transformation and enterprise mobility. He maintains a busy schedule researching, writing and speaking at events in North America, Asia and Europe. He has over 25 years of experience working in the enterprise IT solutions industry.