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U.S. Mobile Health Audience Reaches 95 Million Adults

U.S. Mobile Health Audience Reaches 95 Million Adults95 million Americans now count on their mobile phones to access health information and related mHealth resources.

That’s according to Manhattan Research‘s Cybercitizen Health U.S. 2013 study, the findings of which have now been published.

The data presented indicates that the number of Americans using mobile phones for health-related purposes is up 27 percent from just one year ago.
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Infographic: Health Trackers Are Everywhere

Infographic Health Trackers Are EverywhereThe “Tracking Health Trackers” infographic produced by Pathfinder Software is showcasing the ballooning rate of quantified self tracking today.

According to the data presented, 70 percent of physicians indicate that they have patients who now collect personal health measurement data for their doctor’s review.

“Self-tracking is already a part of the care paradigm and its prevalence is going to accelerate rapidly as digital connection, payment reform, and outcome-focused delivery make advances,” says James Avallone of Manhattan Research, the firm that conducted the survey revealing the astonishing facts presented below.

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Three-Quarters of Doctors Now Use Tablets

Three Quarters of Doctors Now Use TabletsManhattan Research has published its latest Taking the Pulse report.

This annual market research study and syndicated advisory service focuses on how U.S. physicians use the Internet, digital media, mobile devices and other technologies for professional purposes and patient interaction.

According to Manhattan Research, the study is fielded annually in Q1 among more than 3,000 physicians.

The latest findings show that while smartphone, desktop and laptop use are largely consistent with previous numbers, the rate of tablet adoption among doctors has now skyrocketed to 72 percent.

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Report: More Than a Quarter of US Adults Use Their Mobile Phone for Health Information

On Monday we covered a new comprehensive report out from Manhattan Research that explores how consumers are managing their health using digital and mobile technology, in which it was found that some 56M people in the US have accessed their personal health information via Electronic Health Records (EHRs).

Today, the research firm published new findings from the same report that show that more than a quarter of U.S. adults have used their mobile phones to access health information and tools in the past 12 months, more than double that of 2010 where roughly 12% reported accessing health information via mobile devices.

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