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Mobile Health News Weekly – Week of March 31, 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 Research2Guidance by 2017, the mobile health market will generate $26 billion in revenue, but where that revenue will come from is what should be interesting to entrepreneurs. Read Original Content

The European mobile health market forecasts strikingly high growth rates in coming years, despite the global financial crisis. Frost & Sullivan expects the market to grow from €393 million in 2011 to €2.45 billion in 2016 therefore, creating vast opportunities for industry players. Read Original Content

By 2017 more than 18 million health and wellness cloud-connected wireless sensor network systems - excluding sports/fitness devices - will be shipped globally with annual revenues exceeding $16 billion, according to a report from San Diego-based technology research firm ON World. Read Original Content

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The mobile health application market is headed for explosive growth, according to a new report by Research and Markets, which has projected the market will swell 61 percent by 2017, reaching $26 billion. Read Original Content

The remote patient monitoring market grew by nearly 20 percent from 2011 to 2012, and the market is expected to continue growing over the next several years, according to a report by Kalorama Information, Clinical Innovation & Technology reports. Read Original Content

Doctors are beginning to prescribe smart-phone applications and medical devices they work with to help patients manage chronic illnesses, including heart disease, diabetes and asthma. Read Original Content
An app developed specifically for oncologists by an Irish software company has just received CE certification – the third app in the world to do so. Read Original Content

The Office of Naval Research is co-funding an affordable, hi-tech solution for managing stress that could help prevent post-traumatic stress disorder, helping warfighters and potentially saving billions of dollars in associated medical costs. Read Original Content

Verizon has launched a fleet-management platform to provide ambulances and utility vehicles with telematics and to allow organizations to better keep track of their locations using GPS. Read Original Content

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