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Which smartphone apps will own the healthcare market?
August 3, 2009, 4:11 pm
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Now that we know the iPhone (and other smartphones) have a place in the healthcare market, you might be interested in finding out how the healthcare market is using smartphones and what could be helpful  in the future.

Thankfully, the folks at Software Advice put together a piece called Smartphone Will Own the Healthcare Market, in which they surveyed 700 healthcare professionals (physicians, nurses, students) about the use of smartphones in healthcare.

Some highlights are below:

Apps currently being used on smartphone

Smartphone uses

Desired apps for use on smartphone

Future smartphone uses

See all of the results here.

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The hardware is only part of the equation. The key driver in take up is the richness of the applications that are developed for these platforms. Only when genuine value-add tasks can be actioned via a smartphone we will see mass take-up in the medical market.

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