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Health app market could reach nearly $12 billion: report
Modern Healthcare

The market for mobile health applications is continuing to grow and is expected to reach $11.8 billion by 2018, according to GlobalData, a market research firm. The rapid adoption of smartphones and tablets has boosted the demand for healthcare-related mobile technology, and patients and physicians have adopted apps that cover everything from nutrition to diagnostic imaging. About 70% of available apps are consumed-focused while the rest are geared toward medical professionals, according to a GlobalData news release.

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