Digital Salutem
07 March 2022

Wearables and AI will be The Game Changer in Healthcare

By João Bocas
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The combination of wearables and artificial intelligence will revolutionize healthcare.

The game changer in healthcare is going to be the combination of wearables and AI (Artificial Intelligence). We all know that wearables bring immense value in capture health data and they will be crucial for healthcare delivery of the future. Artificial Intelligence (AI) can do so much, from analysing large amount of data, early diagnostics, automation of processes and benchmark many medical practices.

Artificial Intelligence capabilities are many and extremely valuable. One of the challenges that we encounter today is fact that Doctor’s time is reduced and very limited, so the Doctor cannot deal with patients’ data and being asked to create inexistent time is more less impossible. That’s were AI comes in.

Wearables are already being used to monitor heart rate, body temperature, blood pressure and glucose levels. Artificial intelligence (AI) can do a lot more.

For instance, nowdays wearables are able to read the movements of the user and understand their commands to optimize the fitness and health metric.

Wearables are already being used to monitor heart rate, body temperature, blood pressure and glucose levels. Artificial intelligence (AI) can do a lot more. For instance, in the near future, wearables will be able to read the movements of the user and understand their commands to optimize the fitness and health metric. Being able to analyze such data is just one of many possibilities that AI has open for your wearables!

So as any business leader out there who is struggling with adoption in their marketplace, it’s time you start thinking about these exciting options for your wearables!

AI and wearable tech

Wearables are becoming more and more popular in the healthcare industry, and as mobile-based wearables become more prevalent, they will also be a part of a patient’s daily routine. The question you should ask yourself is whether this trend is something you want to take advantage of. For example, if you have the ability to capture a patient’s data automatically with your wearables when they go out of pocket or when they get home, then it might be worth looking into that scenario for the future.

With wearable technology becoming more popular and accessible, there will be an increase in how we use our devices. Wearable tech can help us do things that we would typically do on our phones (like taking notes). It can help us save time by doing things like making appointments, finding out information about our health and other personal data.

What is the future of wearables? Is the combination of wearables and AI?

Artificial intelligence is a future that is only decades away. As the IoT evolves, wearables will be able to better understand and interact with us. There are many examples of AI applications in medical insurance, health management, and even in retail. These are just a few ways you can use wearables in healthcare.

The combination of wearables and AI will be the game changer in healthcare. We all know that wearables bring immense value in capture health data and they will be crucial for healthcare delivery of the future. Artificial Intelligence (AI) can do so much, from analysing laboratory results to supporting decision making for patient care.

The first wave of wearable devices have been out for some time now, including smartwatches, fitness trackers, and even new devices like Google Glass. Many people are skeptical about the value of wearable devices, but also many believe that wearable devices are a necessary step in our journey towards a healthier lifestyle.

As we have seen with wearables and AI, it is important that we understand how those two elements work together to ensure that the device is truly useful and effective in a wide range of situations.
Once you have understood your target market and its needs, it’s easy to put together an appropriate set of features or functions to help you gain their trust and loyalty as users. However, there is more to it than just designing features that are useful or innovative; it’s also important that you understand what user needs and wants aren’t being met by your product yet.
Here are some key areas where you might want to consider adding new functionality:

  1.  Encourage patient engagement: Having technology that makes patients feel more involved in the decisions made for them will give them an ability to have control over their healthcare treatment plans, helping them make better decisions without even having access to their own health records. This could include things like allowing patients to track their steps using any device they want (smartwatches), or encourage them to take pictures of themselves when they feel engaged or distracted (smartphones). The goal here should not be just providing access to information through hardware but actually getting patients involved in the healthcare process by helping them better control it themselves: both professionally since this may require training as well as personally since this may involve socializing with friends who are able to use your device more often than not (smartphones).
  2. No more waiting on results: Your goal should be getting patients into your office as soon as possible when they come back from hospital so they can get started with treatment right away instead of waiting months later when doctors return from their holidays before giving out any diagnosis at all (smartwatches). Exceptions would include cases where there is a clinical need for some additional time spent on clinical tests like imaging studies which could

Artificial intelligence in healthcare

Let’s face it, the medical industry is still in search of a breakthrough technology that can not only capture images of patients and aid them with their medical care. The possibilities of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare are limitless. Artificial intelligence can be used for a wide range of purposes – from diagnosing diseases such as cancer, to helping people with everyday tasks like getting an appointment or remembering their birthdays.

This is where wearables come into play. In the future, wearables will become even more important as they help doctors collect data about patients; record and store data; share that data with hospitals and other healthcare providers; conduct research and analysis to find solutions to patients’ health problems; analyse this data and even predict future health issues; and so on…

In other words, wearables will ultimately meet the needs of many people in many different ways. However, the most powerful aspects of wearable technology are likely to come in two areas: capturing patient health data and communicating it to hospitals and doctors. The combination of these two areas, wearables and AI, is likely to revolutionise the medical industry.

Wearables and healthcare delivery

Wearables are a brand technology with an immense potential to improve health and wellbeing. But they’re still not widely used in healthcare yet, mainly due to poor integration with the healthcare system. The same goes for AI.

A big problem is that although the technology has been developing for decades, it’s still not widely used in healthcare delivery. Another problem is that there’s no standard way of using wearables, so it’s difficult to get them integrated without causing confusion amongst health care providers and patients alike. With that said, these things might be coming together sooner than you think!
Wearable devices such as fitness bands, smartphones and even smartwatches are already used by millions of people for a variety of activities. You may not know this but these devices also record data on a daily basis which can help health care providers develop additional insights into your lifestyle and behaviour patterns . A smartwatch can even track your heart rate at a glance by capturing heart rate signals from your wrist or from the band itself, which are then analysed by the watch to give insights about your cardiovascular condition or even notify you when you need to take medication at the appropriate time in order to prevent possible adverse consequences on your body due to heart disease or other cardiovascular diseases.

Another important area where wearable technology can really be implemented is in healthcare delivery by helping doctors track their patients more effectively and delivering more personalized care while also improving patient satisfaction overall. Wearable technology like fitness bands do this by collecting data on various aspects of physical activity such as steps taken, calories burned etc and analysing this data when worn on a person’s body (such as wearing clothing). This way, doctors can track their patients’ progress towards healthy living habits and prescribe them appropriate treatments based on those results through automatic feedback sent via smartphone apps or through email messages sent straight from the watch itself (such as reminders of upcoming appointments). This means that patients receive quick feedback about how they’re doing instead of being told about it every 2 weeks after completing their visits with the doctor.

The other great thing about wearable technology is that it’s already being used in many different ways – from collecting data for insurance companies to providing real-time analysis on patient’s preferences (such as choosing certain food items over others) for nutritionists helping patients achieve better diets in order to achieve better results/health status . With AI being so very powerful today combined with wearables becoming more widespread, it only stands to reason that they

AI is the new frontier of technology

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the new frontier of technology, we are just beginning to see the effects of its potential.

AI is a large field of scientific research, that covers a variety of fields including: computer vision and machine learning, natural language processing, the semantic web and machine learning.
However, artificial intelligence and wearables have recently been joined together to form what has become known as “wearables” or “wearable” AI, or wearables and AI. The term wearable AI refers to any item that can be worn by a human, such as smartwatches or headsets with built-in sensors like fitness trackers and GPS.

Wearables and AI, or the term wearable AI does not include any hardware or software that operates on a user’s own body but rather any piece of hardware or software that shares information about the user’s movements with another device such as apps or computers.

Wearable AI is primarily focused on mobile devices like smartwatches, fitness trackers and other devices. Wearables and AI allow these devices to perform intelligent functions such as tracking movement, detecting stress levels, tracking heart rhythm and even identifying objects in the environment based on images captured by cameras on the watch face which can then be used in predictive analytics applications.

There will always be some overlap between wearables and AI because they both have an impact on our everyday lives; however there are clear differences between them. Artificial Intelligence (AI) will soon be integrated with wearable devices in order to create smarter products for consumers (such as smartphones). Wearables are also integrating artificial intelligence systems into their mobile apps for better analysis capabilities for use in predictive analytics applications (such as Marketo). Another area where wearables actually complement artificial intelligence is in smartphone location tracking where wearables can be used to determine if someone is at home or at work based on their phone’s location signal when compared with historical records from previous phone calls made using a similar device.

In summary – Artificial Intelligence (AI) will likely play an important role in healthcare delivery over the next few years due to its ability to process large amounts of data at an efficient rate through various forms of Artificial Intelligence systems – both hardware-based (like smartphones) and software-based (like apps). However -as mentioned above- wearable technologies already exist that offer similar functionality with increased accuracy -so it will be up to consumers what kind of technology they go for.

We are sure that wearables and AI going to be relevant at the healthcare sector in the few years. Contact us for more relevant details. To find out more about how we can help you with your Digital Healthcare Transformation, Healthcare organizational growth, or Healthcare brand positioning, please get in touch via phone +44 (0) 203 3620421 or via e-mail: info@digitalsalutem.com

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