Infographic: Is mhealth poised to explode? The emerging field of Mobile Health (mHealth) has enabled consumers to use smartphones to answer their own health-related questions. Here's a look at the impact it's having on our culture and well-being.
Mobile health apps are set to transform healthcare in the coming years as indicated with the growth of the use of mobile devices to access healthcare information. In September 2011, 17 percent of cell phone owners used their phone to look for health or medical information online. In September 2012, this figure grew to 31 percent.