mHealth Insights

PwC continues the discussion about mobile health (mHealth) with mHealth Insights, a series of articles that delve deeper into the issues presented in Emerging mHealth: Paths for growth, a PwC-commissioned global survey about mobile health conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit. The articles will examine our analysis of the trends, opportunities and barriers in mHealth. mHealth Insights' first instalment was in September 2012, and will follow every two months.

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Intelligent healthcare through mHealth

This first installment explores how mHealth is enabling a new paradigm where applications use artificial intelligence to simulate the decision-making process, and the challenges developers must overcome to ensure solutions are useful for patients.
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How is mobility driving business for pharmaceutical companies?

In this second issue, we discuss ways pharmaceutical and medical device companies are using mobility to engage internal and external stakeholders and what elements need to be in place for an effective mHealth strategy.
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How supportive is the regulatory framework for mobile health applications?

Regulatory bodies in the United States and the European Union are beginning to increase scrutiny over mHealth solutions but over 150 countries have yet to develop regulatory frameworks or guidance.
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Interoperability: An essential component for scalable mHealth

PwC's mHealth explores the current state of interoperable systems, why they are so important to mhealth, and how open systems can benefit providers, payers and new device entrants.
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Owning the disease: Adapting strategy into successful business tactics

In the fifth issue, we explore how medical technology companies can adapt to the changing marketplace by adopting a new business model that focuses on the entire patient experience instead of just episodes of care.
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The global mHealth market opportunity and sustainable reimbursement models

In the final issue, we discuss how the mHealth market will grow to nearly $23 billion by 2017 and how organisations can capitalise through scalable business models.
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