KEY TAKEAWAY: While there is a lot more hype than facts around mobile health Millennials are ready to jump on the mobile health bandwagon. Why? Because they don’t see any difference between actually visiting a doctor and consulting with one via a computer or mobile device.
Do consumers and patients really want to use health apps ? According to a report released from Pew Internet the top health apps downloaded by users are for exercise (38%), diet (31%) and weight management (12%). Only 2% of survey respondents say they use apps for medication management In addition. according to a study, at month “0″ after download, 100% of people who have downloaded an app are using it, 3 months after download, 24% of them continue using the application. After 6 months, this percentage drops to 14%, and by 12 months, only 4% are left.