The mHealth app market is growing rapidly. Market Intel Reports estimates that the mHealth market will account for nearly $18 Billion in 2016 alone and according to an article in the Economist, global revenues for m-health will reach $21.5 billion in 2018. Yet despite the proliferation of mHealth apps and the opportunity to create truly useful apps for health consumers, it appears that hospitals are failing to create the apps that their consumers really want.
Health 2.0 Sacramento put on a fantastic workshop last night, an Introduction to Human-centered Design. The presenters/facilitaors for the evening, Tina Reynolds, Christine Folck, and George Claire all did a fantastic job leading 50+ Sacramentans through a series of exercises to familiarize them with the concepts and process of human-centered design.