According to a report from Research and Markets, mobile healthcare apps and devices are expected to grow at a rate of 61% each year to garner a market share of $26 billion by 2017. The report also emphasizes the growing popularity of mobile health apps within five years (experts estimate the 50% professional healthcare community will use some kind of app).
The reason for app growth is pretty clear: the increase in smartphone adoption means that healthcare professionals now can access patient information and data on the go, which is valuable for professionals who need this critical data to make snap decisions and share insights with professionals.
OB/GYNs are among the adaptors of these apps, and while there are many generic apps out there, there are a few specifically tailored towards the medical community who want to keep up with research, perform calculations, and manage neonates and pediatrics. Here are eight must have apps for the OB/GYN community.