Updated on 30 May 2014
Over the next five years, it's expected that 13 million wearable connected devices will be integrated into wellness plans.
"Backed by numerous benefits, increasing number of healthcare facilities are adopting healthcare IT solutions and systems. Growing complexity of healthcare operations, government initiatives to promote IT in hospitals, shift toward paperless environment and proliferation of smart devices are spurring demand for healthcare IT systems."
In a bid to deal with new healthcare problems like an increase in type-2 diabetes, obesity, and an epidemic of HIV/AIDs - the Asian market has created a center stage of hyperactivity for the digital health era.
Health on your handheld
Comprising medical devices like cardiac monitors, diabetes management devices, wearable fitness tracking devices and healthcare applications - the mHealth market is expected to reach $20.7 billion by 2018 at a healthy CAGR of 25.5 percent.