Healthcare is one of the world’s largest industries. Collectively, the size of the healthcare market is estimated to be between five trillion to six trillion dollars. As one of the examples for how large the healthcare industry is at global level, consider this: All spending on products and services concerning the heart (pharmaceuticals such as beta-blockers, cardiovascular surgery procedures etc) is greater than the entire automotive industry. Therefore, there is nothing to be surprised with the fact that both entrepreneurs and investors have traditionally looked at healthcare as a lucrative industry to invest in.
Recently observed trends give us some hints that the leading names in the world of web as well as mobile technologies have started to push web a step up as they have unlocked it’s true potential. Perhaps, the mighty titans like Google, Apple and Microsoft have realized the amount of hitches the app developers suffer from and hits the business takes to keep up with mobile apps, has reached an alarming figure. So they are on to developing solutions for the future, and once again they are riding on web.
Did your ever so curious mind ever came across the question “why build mobile apps when mobiles have a web browser”. What exactly a mobile app can do that a mobile friendly, that is, responsive website or web app cannot? Let’s look at the apps you have installed on your smartphone. Sure, there must be WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, may be Instagram and Snapchat too. Don’t you shop online?
Interestingly today, I was going through the myriad of mobile apps on my phone, doing the nitpicking and checking out the ones that needed the axe. I have my usual set of apps, ones for shopping, travel, gaming, payment and suchlike.This is a task I do to make sure I have just the right amount of apps in my phone. But today I was held aback by the ballooning dependency I have developed on apps.
In the past few years there has been an explosion in mobile apps for healthcare. Over the next four years the market is expected to reach over $220 billion mostly in mobile health. There are a number of reasons why this is happening.
Technology does not only provide new ways of doing actions but also creates great influence on people. The biggest impact of technology is the change it can create in people’s perception. The digital revolution is changing the conceptual understanding of humans regarding the possibilities available to them in their lives. It has certainly changed the productivity, speed and work progression but it has far more reaching effects.
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Business owners and entrepreneurs just cannot afford to waste time. Before thinking about the future, take a second to how business was done when technology was the moon we wanted to land on. Smartphones, apps and cloud solutions were not even thought of.
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