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HIMSS infographic illustrates the state of mobile technologies in healthcare.
The Survey, which reflects the responses of 298 respondents from more than 650 U.S. hospitals, offers examples of progress made and hurdles providers face when integrating mobile technologies into their facilities to improve patient care. Though many providers are still early in their adoption/implementation of mobile technology, respondents indicated that the top benefit to having mobile tech in facilities is increased access to patient information, and the ability to view data from a remote location. Funding limitations top the list for barriers.
Questions in this year’s study were modified to align with the 6 areas of the mHIMSS Roadmap, which include:
The infographic below provides a visual representation of key results from the 3rd Annual Mobile Health Survey.
Key Findings Summary
Legal & Policy
Privacy & Security
New Care Models
ROI & Payment
Standards & Interoperability