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Health Care

A number of factors -- the wearables market expected to reach one billion in the next three years, platforms like iHealth rolling out, and the fact that over 50 percent of physicians own a tablet -- indicate that the health care market is clearly ripe for a massive technology change.

According to PricewaterhouseCoopers, the global health care market is worth $9.6 trillion. At the same time, it’s riddled with problems and inefficiencies. Fortunately, a host of new technologies is working to change that. This is a new emerging market and all indicators point to 2016 being a breakout year. Whether it’s telemedicine, fitness, cloud-based EHR, Big Data or wearables, many exciting apps and mobile technologies are about to emerge, changing the face of health care forever.

There are already well over two billion smartphone users around the world and that number just keeps growing. Smartphones, tablets, wearables, environmental sensors, AI and other emerging mobile technologies are fueling the biggest tech revolution since the creation of the PC and Internet. All of which are dramatically reshaping our world. Chances are, 2016 will be more exciting for both entrepreneurs and consumers than we can possibly imagine. In this slideshow, Appster has identified emerging trends that will likely dominate mobile for the coming year.


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