The two main types of healthcare tools showing the biggest growth are telehealth and remote patient monitoring. As these technologies become more reliable and the network of parties that use them increases, demand for software and hardware like wearables will continue to rise.
Most forward-looking clinics, hospitals, and doctor practices have realized that there are efficiencies to be gained from adopting medical mobile app development solutions. However, it is not simply for efficiency, there are many other benefits like safety, cost savings, and legislative compliance.
While the two regulations mentioned above are US-based requirements, the GDPR rules from Europe list the EU’s requirements for special protection for sensitive information. Within the UK, the Data Protection Act of 1988 ensures data privacy. At S-PRO, we are fully conversant with the statutes of each of these pieces of legislation.
There are many more types of apps that are designed to specifically collect patient information. These might include vital signs monitoring like blood pressure, pulse, and blood glucose levels. Other apps focus on ensuring that healthy habits are being followed, such as water intake tracking, calorie calculators, and activity tracking.