Most patients want doctors to prescribe mobile apps over medication

people are willing to spend on mobile health through paid apps or even peripherals such as Nike Fuelbands or Fitbits. With the market projected at reaching $23.49 billion by 2018, we are seeing rapid adoption from all types of users.

Though these devices can come at a high price, their use may ease the overall financial threshold associated with chronic conditions. The use of mobile app technologies in health can be seen as empowering as they can help collect more data and make adjustments in behaviors accordingly.

via Most patients want doctors to prescribe mobile apps over medication.

via Most patients want doctors to prescribe mobile apps over medication.

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