[Infographic] Impact of Smartphones and Mobile Technology on Health Care

With the advent of technology, we are increasingly getting dependent on various smart devices like tablets, smartphones. Most users use their smartphones for various purposes like email, games, social networking, instant messaging, mapping & directions, music & radio, weather etc.

Another important aspect that our smartphones can help us with is our health. According to recent data, currently there are bout 40,000 mobile health apps available for tablets and smartphones, and over 500 health projects worldwide that have a mobile emphasis. Data also shows that the number of people who downloaded a mobile health app in 2012 will nearly double to 247 million from last year. In the infographic below, we can see the impact of smartphones and mobile technology on health care.

Via: AlliedHealthWorld.com

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