Charles Weems, President of Weems Design Studio (weemsdesignstudio.com) presented on Mobile Health & Applications at Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Instute - Healthcare IT Program June Mastermind Meeting
Weems Design Studion - Healthcare + Mobile Applications
weems design studio, inc.An innovative software design company300 Satellite Blvd Suite 205 Suwanee, Ga 300248(a)
8(a)Areas To DiscussMake sure there is space between the title and the text below• Mobile Health (mHealth) Market and Growth• Example Applications• Consideration for Small Firms• Building Apps (Android, iOS, or Web apps)• Types Of Possible Applications in Healthcare• Not Just For Primary Care (Other Possible Customers InHealthcare)High level outline of structure of discussion
8(a)mHealth Market & GrowthMake sure there is space between the title and the text below• Currently there are more than 97,000 mobile appsavailable related to health and fitness (up from roughlyabout 40,000 last year)• In Five years - mass market with a reach of more than 3.4billion smartphones and tablets with access to mobileapps• Study from Juniper Research suggested 44 milliondownloads of mobile health care apps in 2012—a figureprojected to rise to 142 million by 2016Downloads of apps are UP!
8(a)mHealth Market & GrowthMake sure there is space between the title and the text below• According to the Mobile Health Market Report 2011–2016, revenues for health care apps increased from $718million to $1.3 billion between 2011 and 2012• Mobile health app marketplace expected to reach $26Bby 2017• Mobile device benefits—portability, size, and convenience—present a challenge when it comes to protecting and securinghealth information.Opportunity is here!
8(a)Example ApplicationsMake sure there is space between the title and the text below• Mobile EHR built specifically for the iPad• Medical speech-to-text• Submit electronic prescriptions topharmacies• Built-in medical billing• Advanced patient onboarding via theweb, iPhone, Android, or iPadwww.drchrono.com
8(a)Example ApplicationsMake sure there is space between the title and the text below• HIPAA compliant alternative to SMS• SaaS platform for secure text messaging.• Messages stay encrypted in transit and atrest• All messages deleted completely from amobile device when they are no longerneeded• securely send and share files, includingspreadsheets,images, and PDFs.www.tigertext.com
8(a)Consideration For Small FirmsMake sure there is space between the title and the text below• The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program(FedRAMP) is a government-wide program that provides astandardized approach to securityassessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring forcloud products and services.• Increase confidence in security of cloud solutions• Great qualification to have for Government customerssuch as VA, HHS, CDCHIPAA, HITECH, & . . . . . . . . . FedRAMP
8(a)Android, iOS, or Web appsMake sure there is space between the title and the text below• Healthcare organizations wherebudgets are tight prefer Android– Mobile Field Organizations: homehealthcare mobile cloudcustomers– Flexibility: various sizes andconfigurations in which Androiddevices are available– Cost: With a lower price-point, Android devices seem to bewinning over iOS– DOWNSIDE: Primary target formalwareDepends on whoyouask• Physicians prefer iOS– Bring Your Own Device (BYOD):Many physicians own an iOSdevice already– Variety: more healthcare apps areavailable from the iTunes appstore– Simple to use: presents an oasisof simplicity and user friendlinessthat is irresistible whencontrasted with the ubiquitouscomplexity of their workenvironment.
8(a)Types Of Possible Applications in HealthcareMake sure there is space between the title and the text below• Symptom checkers• PHR access• Digital imaging• Electronic chart reviewClinical or assistance in diagnosis• LifeScan for patients with diabetes• Remote heart monitoring• Telehealth servicesRemote monitoring• Prescription management• Appointment remindersReminders and alerts• Pregnancy and babydevelopment• Diet assistance• Exercise and fitness• Healthy eatingHealthy living
8(a)Make sure there is space between the title and the text below• Allergy and asthma• Anesthesiology -- general anesthesia or spinal block forsurgeries and some forms of pain control• Cardiology -- heart disorders• Dermatology -- skin disorders• General surgery -- common surgeries involving any part of thebody• Hematology -- blood disorders• Immunology -- disorders of the immune system• Infectious disease -- infections affecting the tissues of any partof the body• Physical therapy and rehabilitative medicine -- for disorderssuch as low back injury, spinal cord injuries, and stroke• Psychiatry -- emotional or mental disordersTypes of otherprofessionals in HealthcarePossible Customers In Healthcare
8(a)THANK YOU!If you would like to have thispresentation, please email CharlesWeems at:firstname.lastname@example.org