We live in a connected world today where the number of wireless subscribers is almost equal to the population of the planet. Mobile health (mHealth) is an attractive solution that leverages the ubiquity of mobile devices to address one of the most pressing global challenges – making healthcare more accessible, efficient, and affordable.
With the growing elderly population and the increase in diseases along with the rising treatment costs is driving the need for mobile based care delivery solutions. With the chronic diseases on the rise, the overall expenditure on the healthcare facilities is increasing thereby increasing the pressure for a constant lookout for alternative methods to provide better healthcare and control the rising costs.
Process regulations and compliance have been the major gauges brought in by regulatory authorities in U.S. to ensure that hospitals not only adopt electronic process for their day to day operations but also ensure that they use it meaningfully to help their patients get improved and enhanced care.