Mobile health business will grow 40% in the next 5 years. It’s one of the trends seen in the last Mobile World Congress (may 2017) IoT sensors, robotic capsules, prosthesis, apps detecting health problems… New devices and tools proving that technology will have a big place in the future of this sector. Patients will be accompanied through technology, which means it’s important to create a value chain (from collecting data , analyzing it and learn from this data to apply changes) in order to offer this service in the best way. Apps are the best channel to collet data. There are 4 types of apps:
- To inform: Can provide useful information but that’ s all. None interaction is given, so they just are the 15% in the accompaniment of the patient.
- To store : Some interaction is produced as the users upload data offering a progress tracking. They are a 50% in the accompaniment of the patient
- To communicate : Best doing the accompaniment, but not very efficiently ( 75%)
- To get feedback : The feedback is given by a system which has an expert knowledge. It means a 100% of accompaniment to the patient.