6 Ways Wearable Technology can Impact Healthcare

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Published on October 24, 2014

Author: ljparker

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1. Wearable Technologycan Impact Healthcare

2. Empower patients to take control of their own health Withwearabletechnology,patientscanmonitortheirhealthfromhomeoronthego.Forinstance,Nursery2.0,isasysteminwhichababywearsasensor-enhancedonesieandcanbetrackedontheirparent’scoffeemug.This“babymonitor”haspotentialusesformedicinebeyondnurseries.

3. Assist patients and physicians with monitoring and diagnosing conditions Wearabletechnologysendsdataaboutorganfunctionanddiseasemarkerstophysicians.TheFreescaleKL02chip,forinstance,canbeswallowedorimplanteddirectlyintoanunhealthyorgan,andthechipsendsmedicalreadingsbacktothepatientandmedicalprofessional, allowingthemtomonitoranddiagnosediseases.

4. Wearabletechnology,suchasGoogleGlass,canhelpsurgeonsduringsurgery.Infact,GoogleGlasshasbeenusedinconjunctionwithvirtualreality,allowingveteransurgeonstoprovidetheirinvaluableexpertiseremotelytolessexperiencedsurgeons.

5. Pain management for patients Portablepainreliefdevices,suchastheTranscutaneousElectricalNerveStimulation(TENS) patch,deliverslowvoltageelectricalstimulationtoalleviatepaininchronicsufferers.Devicessuchastheseeliminatetheneedfordailypainmedicationforchronicpainsufferersaroundtheworld.

6. Enhance doctor-patient interactions Wearabletechnologycanrevolutionizehowdoctorsandpatientsshareinformation,interact, andmakedecisionsaboutpatienthealthcare.Thiscanleadtofewerandshorterdoctorvisits,areductioninunnecessarymedicaltests,andincreasedratesoftreatmentsuccess.

7. Make personal fitness more enjoyable Wearabledevicescanhelpuserstrackandmonitorsleeppatterns,fitnesslevels,caloricintake, andbodilyfunctions.Thesedevicescanalsoencourageuserstotakeamoreproactiveroleinimprovingtheirhealthbyprovidinggoals,challenges,andsocialinteractionstomakepersonalfitnessmorefun.

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