Clinicians Believe mHealth Apps Will Improve Patient Engagement

46 percent of clinicians believe mHealth apps will improve the clinician-patient relationship and plan to introduce mobile health apps to their practice over the next five years, according to a new survey by Research Now. Based on the response of 500 healthcare professionals and 1,000 mobile health app users, the survey looks into the use of mobile health apps and assesses their potential in healthcare.

Overall, the finding were very positive with 96 percent of consumers who believe mhealth apps have the potential to improve their quality of care. When it came to healthcare professionals, 86 percent believe that health apps will increase their knowledge of patients’ conditions.

Other key findings of the survey.

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