Mobile Health Report released with key 2017 Projections

Jonah Comstock | Mobile Health News | March 14, 2013

Mobile industry analysts Research2Guidance have come out with a new report on health apps, predicting that in 2017, worldwide mobile health market revenue will total $26 billion.

Currently, the firm said, there are about 97,000 mobile health apps in 62 app stores. The top 10 apps generate up to 4 million free and 300,000 paid downloads each day, according to the report.

... predictions for 2017, the company projects that more than 3.4 billion people will have smartphones or tablets with access to mobile health apps, and 50 percent of them will have downloaded health apps...