Wearables are quickly becoming all the rage, and it’s easy to see why. They’re an easy way to track health progress in a very digestible way. People intrinsically have a fear of their health and it declining, so something like a Fitbit that gives them easy-to-read information and reassurance that they can get fit by taking […]
To most of us, Virtual Reality was the stuff of science fiction. With all the technological advances and brands racing to outsmart each other, we all knew it was only a matter of time before Virtual Reality became the game-changer; literally. Soon enough, consumers were introduced to the Samsung’s GearVR, Google Cardboard, Oculus Rift and […]
Wearable IoT has already proven to be big business, ranging from fitness tracking devices carrying big brand names to life-saving implantable devices such as insulin pumps and pacemakers fitted with smart sensors. The market for wireless wearable medical devices is predicted to grow to over $17 billion by 2020.
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 […]