Mobile Health and Wellness — Executive Perspectives on the Growing Trend in Mobile Healthcare

Electronic health records, consumer health informatics and telemedicine have all enabled broader communication among medical professionals and improved patient care. Recently, there’s been significant growth in the area of mHealth – the use of mobile devices in collecting patient health data to provide healthcare information to practitioners, researchers and patients. mHealth can also deliver real-time monitoring of patient vitals and even direct care. The GSMA released a new report stating that the mHealth market is estimated to be worth $23 billion by 2017. 

60 Second Insights focus on everything from how mobility impacts society and spurs innovation to the security and privacy risks associated mobile device use. This newest set of executive interviews feature Dr. K. Venkatesh Prasad from Ford, Trina DasGupta of the GSMA Development Fund, Premal Shah from Kiva, and Halle Tecco of Rock Health discussing connected health and the ways mobile devices can improve healthcare services for both patients and medical professionals. 

60 Second Insights looks at how advances in mobile technology and consumer mobile device usage models affect a wide variety of industries, including art, business, culture, social networking, exploration, design, photography, film, music, and more. Viewers get a glimpse of how thought leaders from a variety of industries and backgrounds leverage mobile technology to innovate and ultimately impact consumers’ lives and the ways in which they use technology.