The most common uses of mobile health technologies will shift over the next five years as technological advances catch up to the personal and professional health needs and demands of patients, payers and providers. That's the consensus of 144 health care executives surveyed by
The Economist Intelligence Unit, a market forecasting and analysis business unit of The Economist. The executives predict that the most common function of mobile health technologies will flip from providing education and information now to enabling
patients to proactively participate in their own care five years from now. The infographic below illustrates some of the survey's major findings.