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mHealth for beginners : Apps with which you can start your mHealth journey

Posted by Nithin Rao

February 9, 2016 at 6:31 AM

While understanding consumer behavior, there is a new trend emerging called liquid expectations. This means consumer experiences seep over from one industry to other creating expectation chasm. For example, a health consumer with or without his knowledge will expect the same level of experience from a hospital as he does from Airbnb or Uber.

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Topics: mHealth, What is Trending, ResearchKit

Physicians, Here Are 5 Reasons To Say "Yes" To Mobile Apps

Posted by Nithin Rao

February 4, 2016 at 5:48 AM

The healthcare industry today is witnessing an ideology shift, with more emphasis on patient-centered care. Government mandates and regulations, along with rising patient expectations have led to physicians increasing focus on patient engagement and satisfaction.

A growing amount of data too validates that when a patient’s role shifts from a passive recipient to a more active participant in his own care, the results are shared decision making, informed choices and for physicians and practices, lower costs and better quality care.

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Topics: mHealth, What is Trending, Custom Application Development, Enterprise Mobility, ResearchKit, apple

IoT SMB: The “Second Mover Benefit” for Small Business

Posted by McKinley Hackett

February 3, 2016 at 11:00 AM

This blog was originally  published on LinkedIn Pulse. 

There is yet another storm brewing where mobile left off, with a new world called “The Internet of Things” (IoT). Twenty-six billion new devices will be connected to the Internet by 2020 (Gartner Group).

IoT homes, known as smarthomes, or Connect Homes, are, and will be, the first adopters of these new devices. Small businesses will be the second.  Small business owners are also home owners, many of whom will try out new IoT devices in their homes. The decision process is much quicker for SMBs, and if decision makers like what they see, they can quickly translate, implement, and deploy new things in the workplace.

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In order to gain a “second mover benefit,” however, you need to know what technologies will migrate from home to business. You also need to understand which ones will provide a high ROI (return on investment).

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Topics: What is Trending, Wearables & IoT

mHealth And Meaningful Patient Engagement -Part 2

Posted by Shyam Deval

January 29, 2016 at 6:30 AM

 

A couple weeks ago I wrote about how most of the mHealth apps are not meeting usability and functionality expectations of users – thus resulting a severe underuse of these apps.  With the increasingly ‘app-centric’ lives of patients, this gap is now starting to influence how they feel about overall service satisfaction with the providers – with some evidence suggesting patients even switching to competition who provides a more engaging and informed digital experience. So what steps can the providers take in short and long term to improve patient engagement and have an engaged, satisfied and healthy patient population?

 

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Topics: mHealth, Mobile App Development, What is Trending, Enterprise Mobility, ResearchKit, apple

5 Silly Mistakes To Avoid From Your UI Designers

Posted by Ranjit Anand

January 28, 2016 at 1:40 PM

User interface proves out to be crucial in the modern day mobile friendly digital world. Designing an user interface is process oriented and what is crucial for a project manager is how you present your team's design to the stakeholders. There are various ways to present the design but what we will address in this article is those silly mistakes that you can avoid while presenting the Design interfaces to stakeholders.

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Topics: Mobile App Development, UX, Custom Application Development, Enterprise Mobility

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