2013: A Remarkable Year for #mHealth Apps
From record venture capital funding, to unprecedented scientific research behind their creation, mHealth applications finally turned the corner in 2013 as they emphatically entered the mainstream for mobile device users around the world.
According to the recently published findings of Manhattan Research‘sCybercitizen Health U.S. 2013 Study, 95 million Americans now count on their mobile devices to access health information and services. In fact, the number of Americans using mHealth resources is up 27 percent from just one year ago.
In September, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced plans to begin regulating a small segment of the expanding universe of mobile health applications that, in light of their growing scientific grounding, are making bigger and bolder claims about what they can achieve for our general health and wellness.
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