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CEA Supporting Education for Health App Development

CEA Supporting Education for Health App DevelopmentWhile the announcement itself largely flew beneath the radar in recent days, the impact of this development could reverberate well into the future.

Last week, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced its sponsorship of an educational program series called the “Mobile Medical Apps (MMA) Roadshow: Managing App Development under FDA Regulation.”

In this effort, the CEA joins a consortium of six leading universities, more than a dozen industry trade associations and professional societies, and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).

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CEA: Quadruple Growth in Consumer Interest for Wearable Fitness Devices

CEA Quadruple Growth in Consumer Interest for Wearable Fitness DevicesThe Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) says consumer interest in purchasing dedicated wearable fitness devices in the next 12 months quadrupled to 13 percent in 2013, from just three percent in 2012.

According to the CEA, this is the largest year-over-year increase for any category of fitness device.

Based on the study’s findings, the top three reasons people gave for their accelerated interest in wearable fitness devices include motivation (52 percent), monitoring fitness goal progress (47 percent) and monitoring physical activity levels or intensity (46 percent).
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Study: Consumers Want Better Access to mHealth Services, Personal Health Information

A new study recently published by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) — the folks behind the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) — shows that consumers demand better access to mobile health services and access to their personal medical information.

The study, entitled “The New Role of Technology in Consumer Health and Wellness,” examines consumer perceptions and attitudes in using new age digital and mobile health tools and services.  In it, it was found that 36 percent of consumers say they’d be interested in sending health data to their doctor via a wireless device; 33 percent are interested in managing their health records online; and 32 percent would be willing to consult with their doctor via online video.

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