) has announced the addition of the "Global mHealth
Market (Devices, Services, Application, Stakeholders and Geography) - Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Opportunities, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" report to their offering.
com)-- A new report by Allied Market Research, titled, "Global mHealth
Market (Device, Service, Application, Stakeholders and Geography) - Size, Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2014-2020," stated that the global mHealth
market was valued at $10.
Substantial innovation has occurred in mhealth
in South Africa, including in the use of mobile communication channels for health messaging (3) and for community health worker support and data collection.
Agency for International Development (USAID) and global telecommunications operator Orange announced a new alliance to develop innovations in mobile health (mHealth
) at the Global mHealth
Forum in Washington, DC.
The term mHealth
was first coined by Professor Robert Istepanian of Kingston University, UK, and is defined as the use of "emerging mobile communications and network technologies for healthcare".
Morgan-Curran was speaking on the sidelines of the mHealth
summit Middle East last week where government experts and medical professionals met to discuss the trends and challenges in deploying and developing technological healthcare solutions.
Public and private sector healthcare professionals will gather in Abu Dhabi later this month for the region's inaugural mHealth
Summit that will address the application of Middle East-specific mobile and personal connected health strategies.
The service is called mHealth
Manager and utilizes an FDA approved biometric data collection platform that will support care managers at health insurance companies, providing near real-time data for high-risk plan members.
Etisalat Group has announced a collaboration with a consortium of global mobile operators, along with the GSMA to support the Pan-Africa mHealth
Diabetics in Kuwait, Iraq and Palestine can now use their mobile phones to receive personalised alerts and information on exercise and diet, thanks to a new mHealth
service being offered by Qtel Group companies there.
While expanding into mHealth
can create significant value and new growth opportunities for mobile operators, there are also significant challenges to be faced, according to Arthur D.
Technology leaders, behavioral science researchers, federal health officials and providers will discuss mHealth
research with early career investigators.