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 […]
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 […]
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.
Wearable Technologies are now a common denominator when you are referring to innovations in healthcare, new technologies or digital health enhancements. Digital health is the industry that I love and operate in, to be frank and deeply honest, most of the time doesn’t feel like I am working.
Digital health solutions to manage diabetes are rapidly changing from simply tracking blood sugar values to far more comprehensive capabilities such as supporting clinical decisions, enabling behavioural changes and proactively managing the condition. Further (radical) changes are expected. What kind of further developments will we see? What are the trends we can currently see in […]