How Mobile App Technology Is Affecting The Health And Fitness Industry


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Since the invention of computers in the late 1900s, technology has affected our lives in a lot of ways. And I am sure it will continue to develop and affect the lives of general people in a lot more ways in the future. If we take into account all the technological change that has come into our lives from the early 2000s, we can easily conclude that the technological revolution has not spared any sector of the industry. First, it developed the whole business world as every possible documentation in offices is done by computers nowadays. After that, the smartphone generation came post of which the AI and machine learning age came and now slowly and steadily, technology is into the Healthcare segment as well.

We can't even think about our lives without mobile phones and almost everything can be done on a smartphone today which was only thought impossible or at least a very tedious job 10 to 15 years back. Healthcare mobile apps have been there with us for many years and it obviously has many advantages. The primary features that the apps have nowadays are keeping the records of medical supplies, patient records, Dr. records, and records of various tests one goes through an analysis of those tests via medical apps today. A recent survey provided details that the medical sector has generated a revenue of around 15.7 billion dollars in the year 2019 only. This only shows us how big and developing this technological generation is and will be after 10 to 15 years from now.



Why and how did the technology bring changes to the health and fitness industry?



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All the benefits that a patient can get via mobile apps are there, and there are enough reasons why the healthcare app development sector is using technology as a means to help and earn at the same point in time. Companies are developing app development services and giving various types of memberships in exchange the fees, real-time training sessions, video streaming services, information providing of all the nearby events, and many more. Except for the given features, there are many other unique and helpful features that help the life of a patient and a normal human to a lot of extents.

Given below are some of the reasons how technology is transforming the healthcare industry and the fitness industry both at the same time


Better medical operations


Times when technology was not into the medical sector this much, people use to suffer a lot as getting quick help was not possible. But nowadays, there are more than 4000 useful and free apps on the Google Play store, which can be easily downloaded by anyone having a smartphone and use it in emergencies. Those apps also have real-time service available, and every one of them has quick medical tips and help points providing service which can be used by any non-medical professional related to people during bad times.


Improvement in the patient-doctor relationship



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Healthcare applications that are available online have simplified the connection between a patient and a doctor. The apps can be used as a great platform to book appointments or get a quick consultation, or just a random discussion with their doctor.


Helps to maintain a much Healthy lifestyle


As mentioned above, almost anything to everything is available online. Everything can be accessed easily by downloading the required apps and searching for the requirements to get the best possible answer for that. A recent study has shown that by the year 2025, almost 50 to 60% of mobile users will have at least one healthcare app on their phone.


Facilitates the whole hospital management process


Hospitals are known as one of the most complex Industries when it comes to management. Almost every big hospital suffers from the problem of the lack of doctors. Since there are a lot of patients than doctors, a much better management plan is required to fully manage the whole process so that everyone gets a chance to be treated.


Staying connected with a healthy community


In the age of Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, people are constantly chatting and getting connected with people all around around the world. so if people are eager to connect with people for social benefit why not they can connect for medical benefits. Nowadays there are many Facebook groups and other groups, online blogs that help people stay connected. A healthy community is one of those groups of people who stay connected to help each other with their experiences and Motivate to stay healthy. People can find these groups online and chat with different people about their problem who may help them from their own experiences and we all know that guidance at an early stage can cure any problem.

Concluding the whole topic fitness industry has been heaped a lot by app development services. And this has been proved to be a boon for people a lot, as these industries are not only employing a lot of people but also help millions of people to continue a much more healthy life. Be it awareness or teaching people, apps have had a large contribution to the development of the Healthcare sector in the last 10 years. These apps not only help patients get cured or treated, but the apps also help them to stay motivated and help motivate others to have a much better and healthy life.

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