Mobile Medical Apps Taking Off


Medical Apps on the rise.

According to a report by Ben Lorca over at O’Reilly Radar, out of the 20 categories of iPhone applications, the “Medical” category has added the third most new applications in the past three months. The number of medical applications for the iPhone grew almost 133 percent during the period. The “Books” and “Travel” categories took the first and second places for most new apps added during the past 12 weeks. The medical category now holds 1.1 percent of the iPhone’s applications marketshare.
Saw that coming a mile away. These first gen medical apps most likely fall into the nice to have category but as technology advances these will advance connected health initiatives and provide real value and outcomes.

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