Michael Essany, mHealthWatch:
The digital data collection provider connected with 500 healthcare professionals and 1,000 health app users in the U.S. to reach the following conclusions:
- 46% of healthcare professionals say that they will introduce mobile apps to their practice in the next five years.
- 86% of healthcare professionals believe that health apps will increase their knowledge of patients’ conditions.
- 96% of users think that health apps help to improve their quality of life.
- 72% of healthcare professionals believe that health apps will encourage patients to take more responsibility for their health.