Do Doctors, Patients Take mHealth Seriously?

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About 40 percent of doctors surveyed say they recommend mHealth devices and apps, but only about 5 percent of patients say they’re getting that advice. Who’s to blame?

Doctors and patients apparently have different views on the value of mHealth.

A new survey conducted by Nielsen on behalf of the Council of Accountable Physician Practices (CAPP) finds that, at most, 52 percent of primary care physicians have recommended that their patients use an mHealth app or device to track their health. Yet only 4 percent to 5 percent of consumers surveyed say their PCP has made such a recommendation…Read More

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