#HealthTech leaders and infuencers shared some exciting stories this week!

DVDs stacked up to the space to store genome data sequenced by 2025?

Thanks to @LionelREICHARDT for this story! Scientists are predicting that genomics — the field of sequencing human DNA — will soon take the lead as the biggest data beast in the world, eventually creating more digital information than astronomy, particle physics and even popular Internet sites like YouTube. Read more on Washington Post


E-health vital in battle against heart disease say European cardiology leaders


By 2017 more than 3 billion people worldwide will own a smartphone and half of them will be using health Apps.

Also this is why European cardiology leaders from European Society of Cardiology (ESC) are ready to embrace E-health to win the battle against heart disease. Thanks @edrneelesh for the story!

It is was interesting to read what examples of m-Health apps would be the most helpful with heart disease according to ESC.

  • monitoring physiological signs
  • telemedicine for remote monitoring of patients with heart failure
  • electronic medical records
  • e-prescribing
  • e-referrals
  • decision support systems for physicians
  • disease registries


Social media not just for fun but saving lives in war zones

Thanks @giasison for this inspiring retweet! Social media and apps are helping people in war zones to find water read more.

Global mHealth Market expected to reach USD 49.12 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 47.6%

mhealth market

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