We take the healthcare industry, and analyze its operations like a business. Advances in technology bring new opportunity, blurring the lines between consumer, patient, provider and, well, human being. As our society is shaped by new modes of communication (read: mobile apps, social media), industry must adapt to better suit the needs of the individuals living within the society.
Using mobile applications in your business (yes, even doctor's offices) will become essential to your operations.
More than half of the professionals surveyed (57 percent) said mobile apps for messaging and collaboration are critical to their organizations' success, and a similar number of respondents (59 percent) said such apps will continue to be critical in 2019.
These figures are from a recent study conducted by Edelman Intelligence, including responses from 1,500 executives in HR, sales and marketing from companies with more than 1,000 employees located in the United States, India, China, the United Kingdom and Germany.
Mobile Apps will be critical to success by 2019.
69 percent of companies use between two and five enterprise mobile apps, and 27 percent use six apps or more. These apps help organizations increase productivity, perform tasks, equip employees with tools and information, and connect with customers.
"Most organizations are in the midst of developing the teams, capabilities and strategies they need to productively ideate, create, manage and deploy enterprise applications," According to a new survey of executives commissioned by Adobe.
"However, even with the widespread perception that mobile apps can deliver a competitive advantage to an organization, many companies have yet to modernize their strategies for this new reality."
The research also found 61 percent of the survey respondents believe companies that haven't yet deployed enterprise mobile apps are at a competitive disadvantage.
Medical practices and teams will find benefit in integrating mobile applications into operations. The earlier medical teams adopt mobile application, like Klara the HIPAA-compliant mobile messaging app, the better the competitive advantage and seamless transition into the inevitable future: The 'Appening.
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