The mobile health sector is booming with a fast growing number of mHealth apps. Currently there are 97,000 mHealth applications in major app stores. (Researchtoguidance, Mars 13)
Apps are not necessarily reviewed and approved by health professionals before being put on an app store. Thus these apps can be non conform to official recommendations, based on medical myths which can represent a real danger to users.
Improving patient monitoring, access to care at home and in rural areas, avoid unnecessary consultation, develop a culture of preventive healthcare: these are the main health benefits for users which will help save up to 99 billion euros per year by 2017 in Europe. (PwC, Sept 13)
Mobile apps are not necessarily free of technical flaws such as viruses or malware. Apps do not always have a secure network to exchange data and information. 90% of mobile health apps do not secure their exchanges of data... (California Consumer Protection Foundation, Jul 13)
Mobile health is a growing and attractive market, but it does not a clear and adapted regulation yet. Medappcare participates in the discussions surrounding regulation and wishes to provide the appropriate solutions to the different challenges of this new market.
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