Mobile Devices as Health-Managers
Smartphone and other mobile devices will be vital companions as far as health-management and health-information is concerned.
Scales, pieces of sports equipment, devices for the measurement of vital signs will be connected to mobile devices and smartphones remotely. All the collected data will converge in one comprehensive app. There the data will be evaluated and supplemented with other health-relevant and life-style data (as nutrition, examination-results, data from EHRs,…). From all the gathered information personal health-advice and guidelines will be derived, alarms will be generated,… In addition the app reminds of medication, excercice,… and aranges doctor’s appontment if needed (of couse in ccordination with the personal diary)…
In 2030 mobile devices will manage the whole personal health maintenance and disease prevention and monitor therapy and medication.
Mobile devices get more and more vital in many areas of life and many people manage a lot of daily thing via their MDs furthermore there is a growing market for health-related apps. The consequence being that the pursued path will lead us to a vision as drawn above.