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Posted by:McKinley Hackett February 25th, 2016
Of course by now you’ve heard of various expansions on the term IoT to “The Internet of Objects,” ‘The Internet of Services,” and my favorite, “The Internet of Everything.”  The Internet of Things for Medical is poised to take a large portion of the nearly $6 trillion, which will be spent on IoT solutions over the next five years, as … Continue reading “IoT-m “The Internet of Things for Medical””
Posted by:Nithin Rao February 24th, 2016
Apps are all the rage today. Enterprises are building them faster than consumers can download them. But, developing a cool, user friendly app with awesome interfaces and graphics is just the tip of the iceberg. The app’s journey at this stage has merely begun. What app developers need at this stage is information on app downloads, app usage, … Continue reading “11 Insights That You Can Gain From Mobile App Analytics”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao February 23rd, 2016
In an environment where there are mobile apps for almost every conceivable scenario, there is a big, untapped area where mobility has still to make headway. This is in the area of health care, specifically hospitals. Naturally, privacy and confidentiality concerns make the adoption of mobility move at a slower pace but there are a few ways to … Continue reading “3 Simple Ways Mobile Apps Can Improve Patient Experience”
Posted by:Nithin Rao February 19th, 2016
Mobile Health (mHealth) Technologies today are of strategic importance to healthcare providers.Worldwide adoption of smartphones has triggered a novel way of patient engagement. Here are a few interesting statistics about mobile health and its adoption 1)    According to World Bank,  83% of the member countries have atleast one mHealth initiative. (This can be simple SMS, IVR, or Apps ) 2)Interestingly, … Continue reading “11 Interesting Statistics About mHealth Adoption”
Posted by:Nithin Rao February 17th, 2016
It’s an increasingly mobile world and physicians are not far behind.  Here is a sampling of some statistics According to Rock Health, the market for health apps is expected to grow from $10 billion in 2015 to $31 billion by 2020 69% of clinicians use mobile technology to view patient information, such as laboratory results or digital images  3X more physicians are … Continue reading “A Physician’s Wish List For A Mobile App”
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Posted by:Shyam Deval February 12th, 2016
One of my responsibilities here at BTC is to constantly be on the lookout for technology trends that in some cases incrementally but many times rapidly are reshaping an entire industry.  The only constant seems to be the speed of change. I read a lot of research papers and prediction documents to understand these trends. As we head … Continue reading “Digital Technology Trends And Predictions For 2016”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao February 11th, 2016
The two aren’t poles apart at all but there’s a subtle and often ‘goes-without-saying’ air about usability in connection with user experience. In this blog, we will take a closer look at usability and how it impacts user experience and why a great UX design doesn’t always mean your app has implicitly passed the usability test. The idea … Continue reading “Mobile App User Experience Vs. Usability”
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Posted by:Ranjani Rao February 10th, 2016
After long, sometimes acrimonious, sometimes harmonious, mobile app design, development and testing cycles, the app is available to users.While everyone breathes a sigh of relief on a job well done, the battle to make the mobile app successful has just begun. The most crucial piece of a successful mobile app is your user’s voice. Are they … Continue reading “Mobile App Success – Ask The User”
Posted by:Nithin Rao February 9th, 2016
While understanding consumer behavior, there is a new trend emerging called liquid expectations. This means consumer experiences seep over from one industry to other creating expectation chasm. For example, a health consumer with or without his knowledge will expect the same level of experience from a hospital as he does from Airbnb or Uber. To support this, a survey conducted … Continue reading “mHealth for beginners : Apps with which you can start your mHealth journey”
Posted by:Nithin Rao February 4th, 2016
The healthcare industry today is witnessing an ideology shift, with more emphasis on patient-centered care. Government mandates and regulations, along with rising patient expectations have led to physicians increasing focus on patient engagement and satisfaction. A growing amount of data too validates that when a patient’s role shifts from a passive recipient to a more active participant in his own care, the results are … Continue reading “Physicians, Here Are 5 Reasons To Say ‘Yes’ To Mobile Apps”
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