What Role Does the Smartphone Play in Emerging Healthcare Technology?

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Mobile is an enormous game changer in healthcare, I tend to think of it less about the device and more about the capacity for what it can do, so if you think about what's really needed to move healthcare out of that static setting of an office or a hospital and make it a continuous function of your life, it's data capture and data display and then analytics in messaging around it, and you can accomplish that all now between the always connected mobile phone in your life, the cloud and all the backing services and movement of data back and forth, and it's overwhelmingly powerful.

So yes, I think that is the future of healthcare delivery, but not because of the smart per se but the capacity for doing those things and in just a whole new way.