Friday 20 July 2018

New mobile healthcare app launched in UAE

DUBAI, September 30, 2017

A new mobile healthcare app, MyMedicNow, has been launched in the UAE to help bridge gap between patients and doctors. It also helps patients search for medical conditions and find related local healthcare providers.

The launch is timely as UAE’s mobile health industry is positioned for a robust growth, said the founders and developers of MyMedicNow.

The Global Mobile Health (mHealth) Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 33.8 per cent over the next decade to hit $181.52 billion by 2025, it stated, citing a report by Research2Guidance Annual mHealth – 2016.

An innovative mobile app, MyMedicNow takes a unique approach of connecting patients with the right doctors by allowing patients to search by symptoms or medical conditions, they stated.

The new app aims to help patients search for medical conditions and find related local healthcare providers; quickly and efficiently The app is currently available on iOS, Android and via a web portal, it added.

"From life-saving medications to cutting-edge treatments, the healthcare industry thrives on constant innovation. However, the biggest recent breakthrough in healthcare is the smart phone and its apps," remarked Dhaval Desai, CEO of MyMedicNow.  

"They say there's an app for everything, but the best ones are the apps that'll get you out of a bind when emergency strikes. MyMedicNow is abound with convenient solutions that not only help improve people’s lives, but also helps make informed choices easier and faster while ensuring doctors and hospitals are better connected to patients," stated Desai.

It has been noted that two-thirds of the world’s population has a mobile connection, and thanks to the growing mobile health (mHealth) industry - a blanket term for the apps, services and devices found at the intersection of medicine and mobile technology - people are using their phones to manage their health in ever more innovative ways.

The same report by Research2Guidance Annual mHealth - 2016 stated that almost 100,000 health-related apps have been added by 13,000 new publishers to the market since 2015. At that moment, there had already been 259,000 medical apps in major app stores.

"Smartphones are easily accessible, and this has transformed not just the mobile industry, but also the healthcare sector. However, when people hear about health apps, the general assumption is fitness tracker. In reality, there are more healthcare consulting apps to help patients and users with easy information," explained Desai.

MyMedicNow is one such app which ensures quick access of information with a user-friendly interface and quick and accurate results,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service

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