The Consumerization of Healthcare Has Begun

mobile healthThe global healthcare accessory hardware market has been on an astronomic growth especially after Samsung and Apple launched healthcare focused smartphone interfaces. The interfaces are projected to propel the market to $3 billion by 2019.

The greater visibility and availability created by the healthcare smartphone platforms will encourage independent device manufacturers to launch more sophisticated mHealth products. The mHealth products include blood pressure cuffs, oximeters for diabetes and sleep monitors for sleep apnoea. Digital healthcare is encouraging a rethink of how healthcare needs can be addressed and further enhancing the role it can play, especially with the aging populations.

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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS

Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.

The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.

Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.