“There is no turning around it. The ubiquity of wireless technology and the strong need to transform healthcare will most certainly intersect!” -(pwc). About 10 years ago mHealth conferences were no more than a few people occasionally meeting in jeans. Now it is seen as the biggest technological breakthrough in healthcare which has the
Microsoft has introduced the HoloLens, the first completely self-contained, holographic computer that allows its users to interact with holograms in their physical environment with a virtual reality headset with high-definition lenses that comes with spatial recognition. HoloLens enables users
Unlike clinical issues, inefficiency and waste are often overlooked because it’s complicated and “unsexy”. These operational issues however could be the biggest lever for fixing healthcare, decreasing its cost and enhancing the patient experience. But…. Tackling these issues is difficult.
The movement within the wearable market is very clear. Demand makes that wearables are becoming less expensive and increasingly commoditized. Just better sensors is now no longer enough. Wearables need to be smarter and more useful. They need to analyse multiple data at once, or so to say, be more holistic. To do so, […]
With the average home already having multiple devices connected to the Internet and each other, we are more susceptible to cyber threats than we realize. Anything that we own in our home that has the capability to connect to the Internet is considered an IoT device. It may not immediately come to mind that even […]
The Kaiser Family Foundation provided a table of Population Distribution by Age in the United States showing that in 2016 there was a total of 88,681,600 people age 55 and over. Of those, 47,456,500 fell into the “senior citizen” bracket and were 65 years old and over. The projected number of senior citizens by 2020 […]
2016 was a year for significant technological breakthroughs that transformed the way we live, work, and play. Virtual reality was finally within our grasp. People and devices were connected to each other and our environments more than ever. And automation changed the way we worked. So what do we expect in the new year? Here […]
Patients and the healthcare industry benefit from the rise of IoT technology, providing both with increased access to care, increased quality of care and perhaps, most importantly, reduced cost of care. With IoT medical devices, the disabled and elderly who were once left with no option but to live under controlled care in an expensive […]
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.
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 […]