While your correspondent is tantalized by the prospect of healthcare consumers using mHealth apps to lower costs, increase quality and improve care, he wanted to better understand their real-world value propositions.
Are app-empowered patients less likely to use the emergency room?
Do they have a higher survival rate?
Do they have higher levels of satisfaction?
In other words, where’s the beef?
That’s when this paper caught my search engine eye. It’s a report on using an app to monitor post-operative patients at home.