As mentioned in our post, ‘13 Useful Mobile Apps For Life Scientists’, mobile devices have become widespread, and different mobile applications are rapidly being developed. One industry that is seeing great numbers in new mobile apps is the healthcare industry -- and rightly so. Research published in the Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare has revealed that the impending growth of the healthcare industry due to an aging population generates a greater need for mobile applications that will help healthcare professionals tend to patients more efficiently.
Artificial intelligence continues to expand into more aspects of human life on a weekly basis. The field is no longer confined to chess-playing robots or speech-recognition software; AI is now learning to drive, paint, and even discover and test new drugs.
In this new world, who owns these technologies? And who owns the work they create?
Over the past few years, we have witnessed the evolution of the healthcare industry. The credit here goes to emerging technologies like blockchain and artificial intelligence to name a few.
Just like various industry verticals, mobile applications have played a crucial role in the digitalization of the healthcare sector. Organizations are now readily adopting mHealth by hiring top healthcare app development companies to build excellent healthcare applications for their target user base.
Scientists have put together a sensitive method to determine if bacteria carry a gene that can cause resistance to two common antibiotics. The test is rapid and has been tested against the bacterium which causes ‘strep throat’ and other respiratory illnesses.