Mobile Health: Where Is It Headed?

Mobile health -- or mHealth -- is becoming an extremely interesting space for investors. Lots of technology was on display at the recent mHealth Summit near Washington, D.C., and the Fool's Max Macaluso and Rex Moore were there to learn where mobile health is today, and what lies ahead.

What is mobile health's future? With devices evolving constantly, Nancy Green, the Managing Principal of Verizon's (NYSE: VZ  ) health care practice, says establishing tools for information exchange is critical. Verizon's multibillion-dollar practice is heavily involved in this area. Green says she sees significant innovations in the months ahead.

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Nancy Green: Mobile health is a huge component to fixing some of what's going on in health care. As we move toward mobile health, and being able to provide as many tools as we can to the patients -- which are our consumers -- and to the clinicians, and the interexchange of that information for better health care, the faster that movement will happen.

To your point, what's going to happen in 10 years?

Devices change so fast, and the movement changes so fast. The way that the health care system interacts with each other is evolving all the time. As soon as all of that starts to jell a little bit further, then we'll start to see some real jumps in innovation, in my opinion.


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