Cost drivers where mobile health will have the highest positive impact worldwide in the next five years, as of 2016*

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Share of respondents
Reduce costs for hospital readmision and duration of stay63%
Reduce costs of patients non-adherence to a treatment 61%
Reduce doctor visits costs44%
Reduce prevention costs33%
Reduce redundant examinations and medication costs23%
Reduce medical trial costs20%
Reduce labor costs16%
Reduce investement in technologies14%

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This statistic presents the cost drivers where mobile health is expected to have the highest positive global impact in the next five years, as of 2016. It was found that mHealth is thought to have the highest positive cost impact on reducing costs for hospital readmission and duration of stays, with 63 percent of respondents believing so.
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Release date
October 2016
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Number of respondents
2,600 respondents
Special properties
mHealth app publishers
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
* According to international mHealth app publishers.
Original question: On which cost drivers will mHealth have the highest positive impact in the next 5 years?

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