#mHIMSS Chat Preview: A Future Physicians View of the Role of Mobile Health in Health Care# Feb 11, 2014
There are an estimated 48 million uninsured Americans, with the introduction of Obama care, many of these people will now be receiving health care. The physician shortage that already exists is going to grow. It is estimated that by the year 2020 the physician shortage will grow to 90,000. With fewer physicians per individual, mobile technologies are sure to play an even larger role in how health care is delivered.