Infographic: Smartphones in Healthcare
(ED NOTE: Oh, Gawd; just when things quieted down around the watercoolor, comes this excellent article about the place of two of the favorite things of our writers, proofreaders, and valets: infographics and smartphones; employees now will probably ask for a place to sit for lunch. What next?)
Whether patients are using their smartphones to access their personal medical records, download health apps, or keep in touch with their physicians, the fact is that mobile phones are changing healthcare. This infographic brings some interesting insight into the growing mHealth market and how smartphones are helping patients become more active participants in their health.
Is your healthcare organization taking full advantage of existing mHealth technologies? To do so, make sure your website has a mobile version and consider implementing a patient portal that can be accessed via a smartphone.