Top 5 areas health apps are booming

The use of mobile health apps is on the rise, and the National Institute of Health has taken note by increasing its funding for developing, testing and implementing of apps to $39.4 million, according to an American Medical Association post.

More than 20 NIH agencies are funding mobile health studies. Here are the top five health-strategy categories apps are being developed for:

  1. Monitoring and feedback: 192 apps
  2. Skills training: 85 apps
  3. Education and information: 85 apps
  4. Cognitive and behavioral therapies: 68 apps
  5. Facilitating, reminding and referring: 60 apps

To read more, click here.

More articles on health IT:
AI can significantly reduce ICU false alarms, study finds
IT jobs increase for 4th straight month amid slowing economy
AI helps physicians with no coding experience create automated tools: study

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2020. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.


Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months