With mHealth apps forecast to generate $189 billion annual revenue to app providers by 2020, pharma companies hoping to jump on the mHealth bandwagon may soon find themselves facing an interesting question — how do I make money from the app?
In wake of the 2018 World Cup, global gatherings on such an unprecedented scale have the potential for an infectious disease outbreak. Areas where lots of people congregate offer the perfect breeding ground for norovirus.
Mobile technology is touching all our lives and it’s almost inevitable that at some stage your organisation will consider developing a mobile application to tap into this emerging market. Read our blog to understand the key considerations for understanding if mobile technology is the right solution.
An outbreak of equine flu shutdown the UK horse racing industry recently, as veterinarians struggled to perform large volumes of nasal swab tests, and expedite samples to laboratories, preventing further postponement of high profile races. The industry, which is estimated to be worth £3.5bn to the UK economy¹, supports tertiary sectors such as transportation, catering, the media and gambling – all of which experienced financial loss in the past week.
Areas, where lots of people congregate, offer the perfect breeding ground for norovirus. The quarantine of approx. 1,200 staff, days before the start of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games was just one high-profile case reported in 2018 (1).
To mark World Malaria Day (April 25), the founder of specialist smartphone diagnostics company Novarum DX and BBI Group head of mobile, Dr Neil Polwart, has spoken out to highlight the importance of new diagnostic technologies in tackling the spread of mosquito-borne diseases like malaria.
With more mobile phones on the planet than people, the growth of smartphone technology in recent years has been exponential. Widespread accessibility of smartphone technology increases connectivity and creates mobile eco-systems for end-users to share information.
Whilst much of the UK’s National Health Service has spent the weekend grappling with a computer virus which made front page headlines worldwide, another much more serious virus was causing far more concern at the World Health Organization.
With Infectious Diseases Flourishing – Could Mobile Enabled Diagnostics Offer New Hope In The Battle For Global Health?
With waves of major outbreaks of infectious diseases being unleashed on communities across the globe, finding new and improved solutions to tackle these fast-spreading diseases is becoming ever-more critical.