There are actually many wellness and monitoring devices on the market now that can be worn, like Fitbits for example. As it stands, these devices aren’t actually used in a medical environment in a large capacity despite being in an industry that’s forecast to reach 126.1 million units by the year 2019. Instead of being […]
We all are aware that budget cuts are a real problem facing industries around the world – it seems like everyone is expecting to do more with less to break even; to make ends meet. The public health sector and social care systems are under this same scrutiny, believe it or not. This is incredible […]
This is the first of five blogs on Healthcare Big Data and its impact written by John Morton about Big data for Digital Salutem. The second article is Big Data: Healthcare Prevention and the third Big Data: Healthcare Diagnosis Medical data science and health informatics have been using big data methods and analytics, for longer than the term “big data” has […]
The world of modern medicine is constantly evolving, and even in our society that is totally advanced, there are still strides to make. Even taking advanced science and technology out of the question, we discover new facts about the evolving human body every day, as well as the basic ways in which our healthcare systems […]
This is a continuation of our previous article, Wearable Medical Devices Enabling Personalized Healthcare (Part 1). There we discussed China’s current healthcare solutions and one common example of a new wearable medical device, but now it’s time to look at two other devices and the future of wearable healthcare devices.
In recent decades, the healthcare system has been burdened with a growing rate of chronic disease and aging. This doesn’t speak to just one country, either. Many countries around the world have seen this trend crop up, and thus their local healthcare systems become bogged down. One country that this trend is prevalent in is […]
Wearables in the workplace are now a reality, the digital health revolution is here to stay. Many large employers have decided to adopt health and wellness campaigns in conjunction with wearables devices. The wearable technologies are pretty much a reality and a natural result of innovation in society.
It’s frequent that you see studies about how some substance or drug affects your health, or even how performing an action can lead to adverse health benefits. You also see studies about food, activities and exercise and how they contribute to a person’s medical wellness.