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Mobile Healthcare (mHealth) Technology

Patents Connecting Patients and Professionals to Healthcare Systems via Mobile Devices


Searching for patented inventions using mobile communication devices, such as mobile phones, tablet computers and PDAs, for health services and information.

According to the analyst firm Berg Insight, around 2.8 million patients worldwide were using a home monitoring service based on equipment with integrated connectivity at the end of 2012. The figure does not include patients that use monitoring devices connected to a PC or mobile phone. It only includes systems that rely on monitors with integrated connectivity or systems that use monitoring hubs with integrated cellular or fixed-line modems. Berg Insight forecasts that the number of home monitoring systems with integrated communication capabilities will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26.9 percent between 2011 and 2017 reaching 9.4 million connections globally by the end of the forecast period. The number of these devices that have integrated cellular connectivity increased from 0.73 million in 2011 to about 1.03 million in 2012, and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 46.3 percent to 7.10 million in 2017.

A growing percentage of health-related smartphone apps are available, and some estimates predict 500 million patients will be using such apps by the year 2015.

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